The Youth Olympic Games as an arena for Olympic education : an evaluation of the school program, "Dream Day" / Svein Erik Nordhagen, Halvor Fauske

Nordhagen, Svein Erik | Fauske, Halvor

The promotion of Olympic education through Olympic events has received increased attention among researchers.The aim of this paper is to evaluate the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) as an arena for Olympic education based on the perceptions of the pupils participating in the school programme “Dream Day” during the YOG 2016 in Lillehammer, a former Olympic city in Norway.

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