- The primary Union Impression Award can be offered on the FIFPRO Normal Meeting
- A winner was chosen from 4 finalists, who did a rare job
- SIFUP Director of Schooling Susana Saavedra explains how the Chilean union has achieved instructional advantages for gamers in any respect ranges
Subsequent week, the primary Union Impression Award can be handed out throughout FIFPRO’s Normal Meeting, recognizing the extraordinary initiatives unions are taking up the bottom to help gamers all over the world.
The 4 finalists – IFPO (Israel), MUFP (Uruguay), SIFUP (Chile) and SJFP (Portugal) – can be put to a vote on the Normal Meeting to designate the winner.
FIFPRO spoke to SIFUP Director of Schooling Susana Saavedra to search out out extra concerning the union’s schooling marketing campaign which advantages members in any respect ranges of Chilean soccer.
“The challenge was triggered by the excessive variety of college dropouts in Chile (5.1% in keeping with official figures), which was additionally mirrored in our members (8%). We wished to attempt to cut back this unlucky hole.
“We additionally realized that there was worry and mistrust among the many gamers when it got here to speaking about this problem in public – and we try to rectify that, to set a superb instance for younger folks within the society.
“The very first thing we did was to establish our audience: those that didn’t full their research, in addition to their households. Pushing each – the gamers and their households – was basic to finishing up this challenge. on a nationwide stage.”
the challenge’s aims
“The principle objective was to shut the hole and assist the nation cut back its horrible dropout charges. We additionally wished to supply our gamers and their households with a greater high quality of life and make this a publicly acknowledged challenge, which manifests itself in all nations press releases revealed on the topic.
“We got down to enhance the standard of life for gamers and imagine that schooling is the primary driver for gamers contemplating the following step of their profession as soon as they hold up their boots.
“To realize this, an alliance has been made with instructional establishments acknowledged by the federal government to assist footballers full their research. We have now developed three actions: the top of college schooling, specialization and administration programs private finance, and diplomas accredited by the Chilean state.”