MIL OSI Translation. French Polynesian to English –
Source: Government of New Caledonia
Published by the New Caledonia Youth and Sports Department (DJS), Guide 2017-18 provides instructions and recommendations for holiday and leisure centers (CVLs) and scout camps as an educational tool. indispensable for the actors of the CVL.
The previous edition dates from 2008. Placed under the responsibility of Patricia Issertes, socio-educational adviser at the youth service of the DJS, this new version recalls, on 33 cards and about 140 pages, the “technical and legal requirements to ensure the safety, health and morality of children during the recreational, recreational, learning and socialization activities offered during the CVL and scout camps “, explains Michel Piot, Deputy Director of the DJS.
The first part of the guide mainly concerns reference texts on the protection of minors, but also training of directors and facilitators, as well as the role of institutions or the mission of the DJS. The following sheets cover the educational activity of the CVLs, their general framework, their obligations and their supervision (diplomas, qualifications …).
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Three “chapters” are then devoted to safety (in case of accident, fire risk, transport, traffic or camping), hygiene, including food (preparation of meals, control of raw materials, etc. .), and finally to health: health and medical follow-up, abuse of minors and diseases at risk – hepatitis A, scabies, leptospirosis and dengue fever. As for the last sheets, they relate to the physical and sport activities aquatic and nautical, and full nature.
“The objective is to support the actors in the field in their practice, their reflection and their permanent approach of training, by providing them an easy access to the regulation, so that all, training organizations, animators, organizers of CVL, directors centers, etc. can find answers to the problems they can ask, “continues Michel Piot.
Taken in 100 copies and distributed in the form of a binder, especially to all newly graduated directors, the guide can also be downloaded from the DJS website.
A legal framework for animators
As part of its regulatory competence in the field of socio-educational activities, New Caledonia adopted, on 3 May 2005, a deliberation concerning the protection of minors in the CVLs. A text that allowed to set the rules ensuring the safety, health and morals of children. But he did not specify the nature of the relationship between volunteer animators and CVL organizers. That is why the government adopted this week a bill of the country that legally frames this relationship and enhances the value of people committing to the benefit of a collective educational project. The collaboration between the two parties will now be formalized by a reciprocal commitment convention that recalls the principles and values of the educational mission of general interest and recognizes a financial reward. Tax free, it can not exceed a daily ceiling that varies depending on the level of responsibility: 5,000 for a graduate director, 4,000 F a facilitator, 2,000 F a facilitator, etc. Compensation that will keep CVL rates at a level accessible to the largest number of families, once congressional officials have ratified this bill.
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