The Ministry of Education announced a plan to revitalize school sports on the 11th of last month. It was titled ‘Cultivate upright character and reduce private education expenses by activating school sports!’
In 2012, during the Lee Myung-bak administration, as Minister of Education, Science and Technology, he successfully carried out the revitalization of school sports, which was a ‘state task’, and with the return of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Lee Joo-ho, who opened the era of school sports clubs, school sports in Korea came back. Right after the corona pandemic, ‘revitalization of school sports’ was presented as the best solution to solve students’ serious physical decline, increase in obesity rate, depression, school violence, and social development problems together.
On the 11th, Deputy Prime Minister Lee reconfirmed the value of sports to enhance thinking ability and self-control by reuniting with John Ratey, a professor of psychiatry at Harvard University, who caused a syndrome with his book titled ‘Sneakers Wearing Brain’ after 11 years. At the ‘2023 Education Talent Policy Seminar’ on the 19th, the first of the three major policies for education reform emphasized ‘national responsibility education care’ with ‘Elementary Neulbom School’ as the main point. The most important thing for children to receive quality physical education at Neulbom School after school is ‘collaboration’ with expert groups and the local community. Deputy Prime Minister Lee is running with his own feet. On the 17th, he signed an MOU with the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), and on the 28th, he met Chung Mong-gyu, president of the Korea Football Association (KFA), at Balsan Elementary School in Incheon. According to the MOU, KFA will send soccer instructors to Neulbom School from this year and support programs such as ‘Let’s Play’ soccer class for first and second graders of elementary school and soccer sports class for girls.
At the MOU site, Deputy Prime Minister Lee personally introduced ‘Neulbom School’, which the Ministry of Education is focusing on. “The Ministry of Education is promoting the Neulbom School, which provides education and care in an integrated way, improving the quality of after-school educational activities and improving the quality of care,” he said. “I think it will ease the burden of private education on parents,” he said. “Especially, as students’ face-to-face activities decrease after COVID-19, the number of students with depression, attention deficit, and hyperactivity disorder is increasing rapidly,” he said. give,” he reiterated. “The Ministry of Education is doubling the number of school sports clubs and distributing ‘Physical On’ activity materials so that they can participate in sports passively and fun,” he said. We will create an environment where children can play and grow in a healthy way at school.”
KFA Chairman Chung Mong-gyu also said, “The Football Association will actively help to activate school sports and Neulbom School sports programs.” “Football is a sport that children love and can easily access, and it is a sport that fosters a cooperative spirit, cares for and respects opponents. Through soccer, 먹튀검증 you can strengthen your body and learn the educational value necessary to grow into a great adult in the future,” he said. “Korean soccer gave joy and emotion to the people by advancing to the round of 16 at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The background was the growth of children who dreamed of soccer while watching the legend of the semifinals of the 2002 World Cup in Korea and Japan 20 years ago.” I saw. He expressed his anticipation, saying, “If the school sports club and Neulbom School physical education program are activated and more children enjoy soccer, Korean soccer will be able to promise another 20 years and a brighter future.” Deputy Prime Minister Lee and Chairman Chung candidly exchanged opinions on programs for male and female students to enjoy soccer together, closing schools that are increasing due to a decrease in school age population, and soccer classes using idle spaces.