Brussels,21st May 2020 – ISF is honored to announce the extension of the partnership with its historical partner Kinder Joy of moving till the year of 2022.
The two organizations are focusing on the importance of engaging young people in physical activity under the philosophy “Joy of moving”. The actions implemented during the ISF events are focused on the Joy of moving Trophy for Fair Play attributed during each ISF event.
The partnership is the result of a common approach to engage youth generation in sport as learning process through the ISF events experience focusing on sport values, education, lifestyle, learning process in an inclusive approach. As the organizer of the biggest school sport events in the world since 1972, the ISF recognizes its global leadership role to advocate with its partners to ensure that physical education is fully part of educational programmes and to create opportunities for all stakeholders, student athletes, PE teachers, parents and the sport community to build events generating leaderships skills and best practices. To this end, ISF and Kinder Joy of moving will continue working side by side to merge sport and education and ensure the best experience for children at ISF events.
ISF President Laurent Petrynka said, “’We are extremely glad to announce the extension of our partnership with Kinder till 2022 to continue raise awareness together on the importance of physical activity for the youth health and that staying active make them happier and joyful. Kinder is a key ISF partner supporting and contributing to our mission worldwide’’.
Based in Brussels (BEL), the International School Sport Federation (ISF) is an international non-profit sport organisation that sets up grassroots sport events and competitions as well as educational events for primary and secondary school students aged between 6 and 18 years old. The ISF was founded in 1972 as the umbrella organisation and governing body for national school sport organisations and currently gathers 128 national member associations over five continents. Recognised by the International Olympic Committee since 1995, the ISF promotes values of education through sport.
With more than 30 sports in its competition programs, the ISF organises four different categories of events: Multisport Games (Summer & Winter Gymnasiade, Combat Games); World Schools Championships, World School Cups and Educational events. Each year the ISF coordinates more than twelve international sport and education events around the world.
About Kinder Joy of moving
Kinder Joy of moving is an international Ferrero Group Social Responsibility project which currently inspires 4,4 million children and their families in 34 countries around the world to get active, enjoy moving, and develop life skills in an engaging and joyful way. At the heart of the project is the strong belief that a positive attitude towards movement will make today’s children, better adults tomorrow.
The initiatives of this project are inspired by Joy of moving: an innovative, scientifically recognized educational method that aims to get children moving, through play whilst also developing key skills in four major areas: physical fitness, motor coordination, cognitive function and creativity, life skills.
Visit the official website: www.kinderjoyofmoving.com/int/en