How kids can #BeActiveAtHome – 6 fresh ideas for families

This European School Sport Day showed all the innovative ways schools and school children are keeping active and adapting to a “new normal” at school. But we like to think of European School Sport Day as being “more than one day”, and as a trigger of more physical activity and healthy lifestyle habits that can […]

Hungarian School Sports Day recognised as official theme day in Hungary

The Ministry of Human Capacities in Hungary has announced that the Hungarian School Sport Day, an initiative started by the Hungarian School Sport Federation and successfully rolled out as European School Sport Day, is now an official national theme day. This means that, in addition to the voluntary participation that has taken place so far, […]

What next for the COVID generation? The wellbeing challenge ahead

By Maria Malyshkina, ISCA “Take a step back and think about what children have had to go through over the last few months,” Amanda Vernalls, Head of Research & Insight at Youth Sport Trust, asked the audience during her presentation in ISCA and the Hungarian School Sport Federation’s latest webinar for European School Sport Day […]

FESI member Puma donates shoes for European School Sport Day

Global sports brand Puma is supporting European School Sport Day with a donation of shoes for school children. More Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) members are set to join them in support. The Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) has called on its 55 sports brand members to donate sporting […]

Mental health a timely focus topic for European School Sport Day 2020

By Rachel Payne, ISCA “I can’t think of anything more timely to be the focus topic of ESSD 2020,” Youth Sport Trust International’s Managing Director Helen Vost said about the choice to put mental health at the forefront of the European School Sport Day’s (ESSD) 2020 campaign at ISCA and the Hungarian School Sport Federation’s […]

Spain launches European School Sport Day 2020 Challenge

Today, 1 September, Spain’s European School Sport Day (ESSD) National Coordinator Sport for Education and Health has officially launched an “ESSD 2020 Challenge” contest for all schools participating in the Day. The ESSD 2020 Challenge is being organised in collaboration with international organisations, public administrations and organisations promoting sport and physical activity in different countries. […]

“Tartu Call for a Healthy Lifestyle – Where are we 2 years later”: Seminar in Brussels, 19th June 2019

  On 19 June 2019, Commissioners Navracsics, Andriukaitis and Hogan as well as professionals from the health, sports, education and food sectors met in Brussels to take stock of progress made in implementing the 15 commitments of the Tartu Call. The Hungarian School Sport Federation was also present at the event to promote the European […]

ESSD Seminar organised with the particiation of 28 European countries

”Getting schools on the move – Together for a healthy lifestyle”, this year’s slogan was the focus of a seminar organised by the Hungarian School Sport Federation (HSSF) from the 27th to 29th of March in Budapest. 50 participants arrived from 28 countries to attend workshops on implementing the 2019 European School Sport Day® (ESSD) […]

More million students were active on the same day – new record on the European School Sport Day

The Hungarian School Sport Federation has organized the European School Sport Day for 29 September this year, and got 300,000 students of nearly 1,000 schools to #BeActive in Hungary alone. The sport day was an official event of the European Week of Sport – an initiative of the European Commission –, and got altogether two-million […]

Athletes Balázs Baji, Péter Biros and László Cseh for fit and healthy children

Three top-level athletes have joined the sport-promoting European School Sport Day® in Hungary. The event, which is organized by the Hungarian School Sport Federation (HSSF) and its international partners for the last Friday of September each year, was held in Hungary alone at nearly 1,000 schools with the participation of a quarter-million students last year. The […]