Schools Orienteering Resources
The OAWA have an excellent Schools Orienteering website. Further to what Tony Simpkins pointed out at the Development meeting in October 2006 (minutes), the OAWA site can be sort for some useful resources. The following files can be downloaded from the site:
(hint - scroll down the Schools page rather than click on the links at the top of the page)
Be Active Orienteering Oracle - annual Newsletter sent to 700 schools in February. Total cost of printing and postage is around $800.
Orienteering for Schools Brochure - sent to 700 schools in February (as an insert in the Oracle mailout), and to teachers on a database, and also used as handout to school contacts throughout the year. Updated and reprinted annually.
Results for School Championships 2006 and 2005.
Details of Interschool Teams Carnivals, 2006 and 2005.
LEVEL 0 Coaching Certificate
The Level 0 Syllabus (thanks to the VOA) in word document (152kb) and PDF (140kb) form. Note that the Level 0 course is not an accredited course, but has been recognised by the ASC.
Coaching/Schools Video Resources
A list of orienteering videos can be found here.
Compasses and other resources
Orienteering Services of Australia provides a number of compass and other resources. www.osoa.com.au Email email@example.com Ph (03) 9017 4835.
Hart Sport is another supplier. www.hartsport.com.au
Peak body for teacher professional development
Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) - www.achper.org.au
An example of orienteering in a South Australian ACHPER newsletter (PDF - 149k).