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What is the GAPS Programme?

Let’s discover how it can be carried out by taking a look at what is involved in the GAPS Programme. View this video which aired on Channel 7 News Gold …

Further study opportunities

We hope you’ve enjoyed exploring how athletes win through diversity and inclusion at major sport events. Are you interested in studying further? Then the courses offered by Griffith University might …

Final conclusions

As your lead educators we will again provide audio feedback at the end of the week once we have read your final reflections and final questions. Educator’s Feedback Listen to …

GAPS and Games partners: Legacy of goodwill

What is goodwill and why is it important? If we think about an organisation or a company, goodwill is understood as being the positive reputation it holds. Goodwill is built …

Countries: The legacy of sport development

Developing countries, as we’ve learnt in this course, have limited funds to invest in their own sport development. The GAPS Programme however, has the potential to secure a legacy of …

Athletes: Securing their own legacy

Athletes perform a unique function within major sport events – both contributing to the production of the sport event commodity, as well as benefiting themselves through the major sports event …

Legacy: Before, during and after

What is legacy? Legacy is the term we generally use to describe the longer-term benefits and consequences of hosting a major sports event1. When you think of legacies of major …

What are the benefits?

The GAPS Programme will assist sports associations in developing countries to develop their own “in-country” high-performance program and pathway. The opportunity to train with athletes from all over the Pacific, …

Three stages of the GAPS Programme

The Channel 7 news report in the above video highlights some of the specific details of how the programme is delivered. Let’s take a closer look at the three stages …

Setting a plan of action

Let’s find out what plan of action was set by Griffith University and partners to endeavour to level the playing field for athletes in the Oceania region. Background of the …

Further study opportunities

We’d like to invite you to explore further study opportunities with Griffith University. Listen to Dr Caroline Riot explain in the video where a sport degree could take you in …

The week in review

It’s time now to review the key points we have looked at this week and provide you with feedback. As your lead educators, we have enjoyed your discussions and comments …

Securing sponsorship and funding

Now that you’ve listened to Monique in the video and heard about the financial needs of an athlete / para athlete, it is easy to understand why funding is so …