We curently have a course prepared for St Josephs Charity School in April. Even more swimming teacher instruction is in the pipeline for Hong Bang Uni PE teachers in May and another teacher training program at Ho Tram.
Effective Yearly Ho Tram Bicycle Ride every October
Carl Gay organised the annual bicycle ride from HCMC to Ho Tram to get the Ho Tram Water security Consortium which funds all expenses associated with the neighborhood pool the year ahead. Its maybe not too-late to donate or to set-aside October in your diary for next years drive.
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The Program in 2015
Already we have carried out effective programs at Hong Bang Uni., at Tra Tan at Bien Hoa, Vung Tau, Xuyen Moc, Ho Tram and Hanoi where instructors are being taught to instruct young ones to swim. We're additionally finding that new pools are increasingly being built in Vietnam which can be fantastic!
an emphasize for this year happens to be the visit of Australian Olympian Sophie Edington just who invested a couple of unforgettable times into the water teaching kids to swim. Soph was most impressed by what we have been performing. (See Soph Edington on Face Book.)
Visit by swimming educators from Australian Continent to Ho Tram
In January 2015, seven swimming educators from MLC Aquatics and Genezzano FJC went to Ho Tram and taught both kiddies and grownups. The educators had been made many welcome by Mr Loi and also the regional swim instructors and also had the chance to check out schools in area.
Carl Gay has actually again in 2010, organised a very successful yearly cycle trip from HCMC to Ho Tram. Please check-out hotramwatersafety.com for photographs. More than K10.7 was raised, well on the path to the K12 target. Profits support the share upkeep and expenses.
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Dan Norman invested 2.5 months out at Ho Tram, assisting develop this program further throughout the Vietnamese college holidays. The swimming program was remarkably popular with kiddies and we assisted Mr Loi while the regional instructors once again in 2010. Pam O'Reilly, Ben Collins, Leah Green, James Graham and Shea Bilton-Gough additionally assised. A highlight ended up being the institution swimming activities of entirely organised because of the residents's Committee with WSV associates becoming welcomed because special guests.
Blue Dragon Childrens Foundation, Hanoi (new system)
Jan williams and Gail Mortimer conducted a rather effective 2 few days program training Blue Dragon staff to-be swim teachers. Workforce will today continue to carry out swim courses for children within their attention.
Hoa Hoi (brand-new system)
Utilizing the support of this knowledge Department of Xuyen Moc region, five college Principals met and invested in involve their instructors and kids in a swim program at a unique share in Hoa Hoi. In a-two few days program, Jan and Gail, with some help from Dan and Leah and Riahna Wilson, trained 16 educators and 60 kiddies were taught to float and swim.
Zenna Resort (brand new system)
The people who own Zenna resort have-been letting regional young ones access their children's pool and approached WSV to train local grownups becoming swim instructors. 10 adults enrolled and 60 young ones were taught to float and swim.
Tra Tan, Ninh Thuan (Brand New Program)
Dan Norman and James Graham decided to go to Tra Tan to assess the problem there and wound up with 10 grownups wanting to train and 100 neighborhood children! They carried out classess for two weeks. We will continue carefully with this focus on our next visit.
TanThach, Ben Tre (brand-new program)
This is our first venture into the Mekong area in which drowning is prevelant. We partnered with Heartreach Australia, to get results in schools they work in and currently have 10 teachers and 60 kids enrolled.
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Tim Kemp from Kemp Aquatics and Megan Raine, a young swimming instructor from Maffra, had a many effective training course at Bien Hoa, teaching kids and education 5 regional instructors. Then they conducted an AUSTSWIM program with 44 PE teachers at HBUI.
Jean Kemp gets VICSWIM Recognition of Outstanding Share
After 37 many years of dedicated solution to the VICSWIM Aquatic Education plan, Jean Kemp (Teacher and Gippsland's Regional Coordinator) ended up being duly granted the 'VICSWIM Recognition of Outstanding Contribution' at a recent meeting of this summertime's VICSWIM local Coordinators.
ARV, no doubt the many swim instructors and pupils who've either worked under or being taught by Jean tend to be grateful on her behalf exceptional efforts over many decades, having contributed in direction of making VICSWIM the long-standing and highly-regarded program it is.
Source: ARV Internet Site
Four teachers decided to go to Vietnam in October/November 2013. Marilla Gorman and Michelle Gregson were in Ho Tram assisting Mr Loi with all the kid's swim program within brand new pool and providing PD for the regional teachers.
Jan Williams and Rihana Wilson had been in Vung Tau instruction regional teachers and pool lifeguards.
Ho Tram Community Pool
Eventually the newly completed neighborhood children's pool established in August with 100 kids being trained by neighborhood instructors. A fantastic success because of the Ho Tram liquid security Consortium led by Carl Gay.
Summer Holiday 2013 Swim Program for neighborhood young ones
Jan Williams, Cathy Kemp, Jane Kilborn, Pam O'Reilly and Laura Alfrey supplied a 'tag staff' to pay for most of the college vacation period and carried out a swim system for neighborhood young ones.
Jan Williams and Kathy Kemp are busy at Ho Tram training regional primary college educators to be swim instructors into the future. 14 instructors have actually participated in an AUSTSWIM program. .
Great results! Jacqui Robertson and Tim Kemp, with the assistance of Stephanie McGuiness, carried out Train the instructor for MGM Ho Tram Lifeguards and 92 young ones completed a cycling program inside luxurious surrounds of MGM Grand. Thankyou to your neighborhood qualified AUSTSWIM educators from Ho Tram. We couldnt have done it without you. Thankyou to MGM Grand and staff to make the share offered at these types of short notice.
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AUSTSWIM instructors Claire McCormack and Donna Gadsby visited Ho Tram in October for another swim program in Vietnam. Speedo kindly donated women bathers so that they formed part of their particular 20kg baggage!