IS IT TIME TO RADICALLY OVERHAUL PE IN OUR SCHOOLS?
There is a call for a greater emphasis to be placed on physical education in primary schools. Click on the link to hear the discussion on Today FM.
The first monthly Active School Flag Newsletter issued
Read the first edition of the Active School Flag newsletter here January Newsletter 2016
Enjoy the beautiful images in this resource to promote ‘Understanding and Appreciation’ in PE Lessons
Increasing women’s participation in sport is a key strategic priority for Sport Ireland. Sport Ireland has published a new book “Changing the Game” which celebrates some of Ireland’s elite sportswomen who have excelled across a multitude of sports and continue to be an inspiration to young people across the country… use the photographs to create discussion and to promote understanding and appreciation in the PE strands. How about printing some images to integrate with some PE lessons, SPHE, Art, Geography… Click ImagesHere
Eventbrite Link to Register Online for the IPPEA Conference 27th Feb 2016 Mardyke Cork
IPPEA Conference 2016: Details and Application Procedure
Aistear Siolta Practice Guide Fundamental Movement Skills
Read Fundamental Movements Skills Doc (1) NCCA Dec 2015 a recent document produced by the NCCA to guide adult led activities to develop children’s fundamental movement skills (3-6 Year olds)
Read in conjunction with the CEPEC document CEPEC_FMSdocument
PE Geek Workshop Dublin
Join world renowned educator Jarrod Robinson, “The PE Geek”, for an action packed one day workshop 15 April 2016 focussed on emerging technologies to complement teaching and learning in PE. Places are filling up fast. http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-pe-geek-dublin-workshop-tickets-19440836064
Attendees will focus specifically on mobile devices such as the iPad and iPod and the capacity these have for transformation within the PE classroom. All attendees will be required to bring along a mobile device and will be informed of the necessary apps prior to the workshop commencing. Attendees are guaranteed to walk away with best practice actionable ideas for immediate classroom use. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to put their new skills into action with a complete hands on focus.
IPPEA Response to Cosan Draft Framework for Teachers Learning: Cosan
Read IPPEA response:
Interested in a novel way to develop skills and spatial awareness for GAMES? Check out this link https://youtu.be/8YvSKeArR1I
IPPEA Conference 2016 Change of Date
Apologies for this change of date
The IPPEA Conference will now take place on Saturday February 27th 2016 at the Mardyke Cork