Build a national plan for the game at school’s level for boys and girls that recognises, supports, grows and capitalises on the significant impact schools rugby has on the Australian rugby landscape; whilst recognising and appreciating the independence of school's within the Australian rugby system.
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Attachment of National Schools Strategy Survey Key Findings
The Schools Strategy focuses on six key areas, to find out more please click heading.
1. Safety - Address safety concerns by developing a targeted campaign for teachers, parents and students based on research and fact
2. Levels of competition - Ensuring appropriate competitions exist to balance making rugby accessible and fun with developing schools talent
3. Workforce development - Expand our coach education programs and resources acknowledging the critical role teacher coaches play in the quality of the Rugby experience
4. Consolidation & growth - Unite Rugby school leaders and governing bodies to consolidate and prepare for growth
5. Vison & defined roles - Understand and align roles for all stakeholders across competitions, coaching and administration, game development, talent development, and representative programs
6. Knowledge - Build a knowledge centre with central resources accessible for schools and facilitate sharing across the country
The IRB has announced its match officials list for the second stage of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championships overnight, with two Australians appointed to referee two of the games in New Zealand on Sunday.