EUROPEAN SCHOOL SPORT DAY 27th September 2019: register your school here! What if every child could #BeActive in school with sport and play? What if every school took one day to celebrate sport in Europe? Could it help students to kick-off a lifetime of health? We say YES. Join us. WHY? THE FACTS Plenty of research shows that #Being active makes … Read More
The draft of the new curriculum has been unveiled, in what has been called a “major milestone” in the biggest reform to Welsh schools in decades. Of particular interest is the disbanding of specific subjects and the introduction of a thematic approach, with Health and Wellbeing as one of the central areas of learning and experience. (Source: BBC, 2019).
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
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
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
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
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