For the first time in four years, an award ceremony was held for teachers who have dedicated themselves to school physical education. The ‘2023 School Physical Education Competition Awards Ceremony’ was held at The K Hotel in Seocho-gu, Seoul on the afternoon of the 2nd, and a total of 19 awards (16 individuals and 3 teams) were presented.
Hosted by the Ministry of Education and 17 provincial education offices, the School Sports Promotion Association, and sponsored by Sports Chosun, the Korea Football Association, and SK Telecom, winners were selected in four categories: internalization of school physical education and revitalization of school sports clubs, management of school athletic departments and enhancement of teacher capacity, and revitalization of girls’ soccer.
Teachers Park Joon-young (Bikgeum School), Lee Chan-bok (Ansan Bugok Middle School), and Lee Eun-kyung (Munjeong High School) won the awards for internalizing school physical education, and teachers Kim Yong-min (Iri Seo School), Yang In-je (Aeumjung), and Park Joo-ho (Gyeonggi Imaging School) won the awards for revitalizing school sports clubs, respectively.
In the category of promoting girls’ soccer, Incheon Yangjicho, Kwang Youngjoong, and Inheunggo were honored. Established in 2016 under the name of the ‘School Sports Award’, the award ceremony was renamed the ‘School Sports Education Competition’ last year in order to discover a wide range of school sports activation cases.
The organizers said, “This year, we focused on revitalizing the teaching profession by emphasizing gratitude to teachers for their efforts for students’ health,” adding, “It is meaningful that the awards ceremony was held offline for the first time in four years, as it was not held for the past three years due to COVID-19 and the aftermath 온라인카지노 of the Itaewon tragedy