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What is the Commonwealth activity?

What is the Commonwealth activity?

Activity 1 – What is the Commonwealth? How is the Commonwealth defined? The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 countries that support each other and work together in the common interests of their citizens for development, democracy and peace.

What are the values of the Commonwealth Games?

The three core values of the Commonwealth Games Federation are humanity, destiny, and equality.

What is the main purpose of Commonwealth?

The Commonwealth is an association of 54 countries working towards shared goals. The Commonwealth is an association of 54 countries working towards shared goals of prosperity, democracy and peace.

What is the Commonwealth theme for 2021?

Delivering a Common Future
The theme – ‘Delivering a Common Future’ – highlights how the 54 member countries in the Commonwealth family are ‘innovating, connecting and transforming’ to help achieve some of its biggest goals, like fighting climate change, promoting good governance and boosting trade.

How many sports are played in Commonwealth Games?

The Commonwealth Games sports comprise all the sports officially recognised and approved by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF). There are a total of 16 core sports and a further 4 core para-sports that are competed at every games.

How many sports are in the Commonwealth?

Commonwealth Games Federation Each Commonwealth Games currently includes a total of 22 sports, with three multi-disciplinary sports and a further seven Para-sports which are approved by the CGF. Core sports must be included on each programme.

What are the aims and objectives of the Commonwealth Games?

The Commonwealth Games bring nations together in a colourful celebration of sport and human performance. Underpinned by the core values of humanity, equality and destiny, the Games aim to unite the Commonwealth family through a glorious festival of sport and culture.

What is the importance of Commonwealth Games?

For more than eight decades the Commonwealth Games Federation has taken a global leadership role in uniting the Commonwealth’s athletes, citizens and communities through the transformative and connecting power of sport.

Who is in charge of the Commonwealth?

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is Head of the Commonwealth.

What are the benefits of Commonwealth?

One can acquire citizenship of the Commonwealth, with all its benefits, without having to uproot and leave home. There are many benefits of holding a commonwealth passport, which include visa-free travel, education, and business opportunities and ‘Plan B’ security.

What is the slogan of Commonwealth?

The theme for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), for Commonwealth Day and for the work of the Commonwealth more generally is: Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming.

What is the motto of the Commonwealth?

Notes: The motto of the Commonwealth Games Federation is Humanity, Equality, Destiny. It is an International organisation responsible for the direction and control of the Commonwealth Games and Commonwealth Youth Games.

How many events are there in the Commonwealth Games?

250 events
Over 5,000 athletes compete at the Commonwealth Games in more than 15 different sports and more than 250 events.

Is cricket a Commonwealth sport?

First time since 1998, cricket is making its entry into the Commonwealth Games. The game made its debut in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia when the men’s cricket teams from the Commonwealth nations participated in the quadrennial event. South Africa defeated Australia in the finals to clinch the gold medal.

Why Commonwealth Games are played?

The creation of the Games was inspired by the Inter-Empire Championships, as a part of the Festival of Empire, which were held in London in 1911. Melville Marks Robinson founded the games as the British Empire Games which were first hosted in Hamilton, Canada in 1930.

What are the Commonwealth Games called?

From 1930 to 1950 the Games were known as the British Empire Games, from 1954 until 1966 the British Empire and Commonwealth Games and from 1970 to 1974 they took on the title of British Commonwealth Games.

What is the Commonwealth Games activity collection?

A set of resources, posters, worksheets and activities to use when teaching your class about The Commonwealth Games and other international sporting events. This collection includes a PowerPoint presentation, a Commonwealth Games Theme Pack and a sports board game.

What can I do to celebrate the Commonwealth Games in school?

A fun Commonwealth Games countdown poster to display in the classroom to get the children excited and prepared for The Games! A sport themed board game for students to play when learning about international sporting events.

What sports are there in the Commonwealth Games?

Just some of our Commonwealth Games sports activities. These are the core sports which are always part of each Commonwealth Games: Athletics. Badminton. Basketball. Beach Volleyball. Boxing.

Where did the first Commonwealth Games take place?

The very first Games were in Hamilton, Canada in 1930. Four hundred athletes attended. Montell Douglas 2- Learning outcomes 43 Commonwealth Games Resource | Learning Activity Four Notes Teacher commentary Explain that today’s session is about designing a symbol of the Commonwealth values and of your home location.