The abovementioned document also emphasizes the importance of physical activity and physical education in the broadest sense:
“Sport, in all its forms, should be individually available for all young people without discrimination. That will allow equal opportunities for boys and girls while taking into account the specific needs of each age children. The role of physical activity in the education of children, acquisition of motor skills and social skills, as well in the preservation of health, is critical. At the same time, the welfare of the child, regardless of age, must always be the most important goal. The practical organization of sporting activities is generally accepted as purposeful for children and youth.
It has a positive impact on their physical, mental, psychological and social development. In general, sport is considered a particularly suitable activity for the physical and psychological well-being of children. It is also essential for the prevention of health problems. Proper physical education at school and engaging in extracurricular sports activities in school sports sections and school sports societies are crucial for the child’s all-round development. All young people should receive adequate physical education and acquire the necessary sporting skills.
Either as a part of a full-time curriculum or in extracurricular activities, thus enabling everyday sports activities. Schools should make spending free time outdoors, playing different games, attractive to young people, as well as responding to acceptable new trends in sports.
The quality of physical education and sports training should be ensured and promoted through qualified physical education teachers, with appropriate quality control measures. Schools should introduce all young people, especially those in the final grades, to local sports clubs and facilities and to cooperate with local sports clubs.