Part 1. Online learning
The online course consists of six modules that cover key anti-doping topics which are essential for future educators to learn in order to deliver clean sport education.
The course also signposts to other essential resources available through other organisations such as the World Anti-Doping Agency. The course participants are expected to study these additional resources as they work through the course.
Module Topics & Aims
Module 1. Introduction to the Educator Program
Aim: To understand the aims and objectives of the ITA International Educator Program and the future role of an International Clean Sport Educator.
Module 2. Effective Teaching
Aim: To understand various teaching styles and strategies and be able to plan and deliver a practical teaching session for different audiences.
Module 3. Values for Clean Sport
Aim: Know the values that underpin the principles and spirit of clean sport; understand the behaviours that can lead to doping and how to prevent them.
Module 4. Regulatory Aspects of Clean Sport
Aim: To understand anti-doping rights and responsibilities of athletes and Athlete Support Personnel; understand what Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRV) are, why they exist and whom they apply to.
Module 5. Testing and Whereabouts
Aim: To understand the key steps of the doping control process; understand the purpose of the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) and the concept of athlete testing pools.
Module 6. Medications, Supplements and the Prohibited List
Aim: To understand the purpose and structure of the Prohibited List and learn how to guide athletes and Athlete Support Personnel when checking the status of medications and supplements; to understand the Therapeutic Use Exemption process.
Part 2. Live Virtual Training
Following completion of the online learning, participants attend a one-day live virtual interactive training session designed to equip course participants with practical teaching and presentation skills. The live session covers topics such as:
- Presentation and communication skills
- Working with different target groups and international audiences
- Preparing and evaluating an education session
- Engaging with the audience
- Delivering online presentations
- Formulating questions and responses
- Techniques for student interaction
- Scenario training