IPLA Conference 2019

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IPLA Conference 2019: A Deeper Dive into Physical Literacy £54.00 – £225.00 10th – 12th June 2019, The University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester, UK This conference being held by the International Physical Literacy Association (IPLA), in Gloucester, will provide an opportunity for professionals and volunteers involved in physical literacy to explore the concept on a deeper level. The goals … Read More

Embracing Physical Literacy

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It is very interesting to see that Sport England and the Minister for Sport (Mims Davies) have finally embraced physical literacy as a concept that provides a focus on an individual’s engagement in physical activity for life. It appears that England is now joining many other countries in the world (New Zealand, Australia, Wales, Canada, Taiwan, USA to name but … Read More

Active School Communities (Toolbox)

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RESEARCH SHOWS THAT TOO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS EUROPE ARE NOT PHYSICALLY ACTIVE ENOUGH. The Active School Communities project will equip community sport organisations with an adaptable toolkit they can use to collaborate more effectively with schools on physical activity initiatives for primary school children. For Families Evidence shows that active students are happier, healthier, learn better and perform better … Read More

Update

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Here are some photos from our last conference. We are busy in the background working to bring you more information about PE in the North West as well as numerous exciting avenues that the NWCPEA are exploring!

A Student-Focused Conference

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The Future of Sport, Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing Friday 10th May 2019 9.30am-4.30pm Venue: Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L3 5UG Cost: Free to LJMU Students, £10 for External Students This conference is a student-focused event with the aim of exploring how five sport and health-related disciplines all play a role in developing the health and wellbeing of the … Read More

The case for Physical Education becoming a core subject

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On behalf of the Physical Education Expert Group, Dr Jo Harris of Loughborough University has published a paper which “presents the case for physical education becoming a core subject within the National Curriculum in England alongside English, mathematics and science”. Read the full paper here: Jo Harris – The Case for Physical Education becoming a core subject in the National … Read More

Parents ‘must not abdicate duties’ to teachers, says Ofsted

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Parents should not expect schools to police children’s eating and exercise, or toilet train pupils, Ofsted boss Amanda Spielman will say this week. England’s chief inspector for schools will argue the answer to the obesity crisis lies in the home, and parents should not “abdicate responsibility”. Neither can schools be a “panacea” for knife crime or child neglect, she will … Read More

Drive to ensure all children can swim by end of primary school

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Government to roll-out more swimming lessons, extra teaching and improved guidance – supported by £320 million PE and Sport Premium.   Primary schools in England are set to receive extra support and improved guidance to help make sure all children can swim confidently and know how to stay safe in and around water. Working in partnership with Swim England, the … Read More

‘From Best Practice to Next Practice – The Journey’

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The Association for Physical Education have their annual Physical Education Initial Teacher Training Education (ITTE) Conference coming up, which will be held in Coventry on 20th March 2019. We have disseminated this information for you below: The conference title is ‘From Best Practice to Next Practice – The Journey’. This event is open to all colleagues involved in PE ITTE in … Read More