The representatives of EAS SEGAS Cyclades, that is, the Vice President of the Federation Pappas Dimitris and the project manager Xenia Koutentaki were in Lisbon for two days as part of the Dual Career for Junior Athletes program. This is the second meeting of the program, after that of Warsaw at the beginning of the year which this time was organized by the Portuguese federation of athletes participating in the Olympic Games………….
The meeting included, among other things, a presentation of the program to the Portuguese community, the sports leadership of the country, sports organizations, sports executives and athletes. Of particular interest to the Greek delegation was the presentation of the programs established and implemented by the Portuguese state which include special sports schools, Distance learning, psychological support of student students etc..
The program that aims to provide cognitive tools to athletes aged from 14-19 years in order to combine their sporting activity with their studies, has reached the second part of the training on educational needs research conducted by the University of Stirling in Scotland.
At this stage EAS SEGAS Cyclades is invited to distribute the university questionnaire and collect 200 answers from students while at the same time through interviews with parents, coaches and sports executives to add additional quality data to research that is pan-European in nature. The goal of the program is very ambitious as it will be used as a pilot of similar programs and it is a special honor for EAS SEGAS Cyclades to participate in it..
The next meeting is scheduled for Slovenia in late November, hosted by the country's sports university.