2016 Olympic Education Program launched

2016 Olympic Education Program launched 60 free Rio lesson plans ready to be downloaded around Australia

Village Art

Village Art Find out how your school can help decorate the Olympic Village

Esperance Primary School share their experience chatting with Shannon Parry

Noah, Zach and Mitchell from Esperance Primary School share their experience chatting with Rugby sevens player, Shannon Parry

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2016 Olympic Education Program launched!

The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) launched its Olympic education program for the Rio Games, with 2016 Chef de Mission and Sydney 2000 Olympian, Kitty Chiller and London 2012 Olympians, Nicola Zagame and Jo Bridgen-Jones.

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Aaron chats with Malvern Central School

Today my school got to chat to Aaron Royle who is a Triathlete. He was very nice. We got to ask a lot of questions. I learnt that it takes a lot of effort to train for the Olympics ...

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Special Event

The 2016 Olympic Games Resource contains over 60 primary cross-curriculum lessons themed around the Rio Olympics and the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.

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5–21 August 2016, Rio de Janerio, Brazil

Special Event

Support #RoadtoRio at the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Presenting Partner

Presenting Partner

Lesson of the week

In this lesson, students learn about Pictograms by; 

  • Identifing pictograms and their purpose
  • Investigating a select number of pictograms of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
  • Creating pictograms for sections of your classroom

Students can also create a pictogram to help a Brazilian visitor in your classroom!

For further information please download - Lower Primary Teacher Guide


Rio Olympic Games

Follow the Australian Olympic Team's road to Rio 2016!

Keep up to date on all Olympic news at http://rio2016.olympics.com.au/news