EuropeActive hosted on Thursday, 8th April its online Training Provider Forum (TPF) to actively discuss the implementation of assessments by EuropeActive accredited training providers in relation to EuropeActive’s main educational standards. Speakers and panellists shared their knowledge, expertise and insights under the theme of ‘Effective Learner Assessment’ with the aim of raising the standards of training provision and exercise professionals across Europe.
Under the direction of CEN (The European Committee for Standardization) a Working Group of experts are urgently developing standards for operating and managing fitness clubs during an infectious outbreak – such as we are experiencing in the Covid-19 pandemic.
On Thursday 19th November 2020, EuropeActive successfully hosted the 11th annual International Standards Meeting (ISM), our flagship event for training providers, employers, practitioners and other key stakeholders in the fitness and physical activity sector. Although this year’s ISM had to be reconfigured into a virtual format to abide by important safety measures, more than 100 participants from 27 different countries tuned in.
On Thursday, 19 November EuropeActive will host its annual International Standards Meeting (ISM), our main event for training providers, employers, practitioners and other key stakeholders in the fitness and wellness industry, which has become one of the most important vocational education events in Europe.
As a result of the consultation process with main stakeholders of the fitness and physical activity sector, EuropeActive outlined its overall priorities and corresponding work programme for 2020 – 2021. The strategy paper, first published in spring, defined how the association would deliver information and assistance for our sector to effectively operate through COVID-19, reopening, and help the sector adapt to the post-C19 scenario.
EuropeActive will launch the special e-learning package for operators and managers of fitness clubs to follow in September. The scheme is based on the new CEN European Standards for fitness facilities (EN17229 : 2019) The intention is for the new European standard to become the benchmark for all fitness clubs and for them to be used to improve business and confidence with members and users.