The majority of children in the Nordic countries are members of a sport association. In this conference we will focus on continuity and change in child and youth sport, as well as similarities and differences between the Nordic Countries.
09. March 2021
The conference is hosted by the Norwegian Research Centre for Children and Youth Sport and will be held over two days. On the first day, invited speakers from the nordic countries will present and discuss the topic. The presentations will held be in English.
On the second day the presentations will be held in Norwegian. If you would like more information about the lectures on day two, please contact Lene Røe.
08:30 - Welcome - Åse Strandbu (FOBU)
08:45 - Children and youth sport in Norway - Ørnulf Seippel
09:00 - Trends and challenges of Sport participation of children & youth in Finland - Hannah Vehmas
09:15 - Breakout rooms and questions
09:30 - Break
09:45 - Children and Young sport in Sweden - challenges and possibilities - Johan Norberg
10:00 - Characteristics and value of children and adolescent sports in modern Icelandic society - Thordis Gisladóttir
10:15 - Breakout rooms and questions
10:30 - Break
10:45 - Continuation and change in political (macro), organizational (meso) and participatory (micro) dimensions of children and youth sport in Denmark - Bjarne Ibsen
11:00 - Questions
11:15 - Panel: Sport children in the Nordic countries: participation, values and challenges. Discussion and challenges
11:45 - End of conference
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