Top 5s of 2018 – PE, Youth Sport and Personal Development

  “Our failure to give teachers the support they need to thrive in the classroom has a predictable consequence: they leave it. The brutal asymmetry between the presses we place on our teachers and the support we give them has led to an epidemic of burnout in the classroom and an exodus from the profession,… Read More Top 5s of 2018 – PE, Youth Sport and Personal Development

Is a ‘pedagogy of meaning’ the answer to negative experiences of PE?

A child’s experiences of physical education in the present may influence their movement behaviours in the future. In 2014 the University of Birmingham started the BIG PE Conversation looking at young adults experience of PE and how it impacted on their decision making when it came to physical activity. 1800 people’s responses found that 37%… Read More Is a ‘pedagogy of meaning’ the answer to negative experiences of PE?

Top 5s of 2017 – PE, Youth Sport and Personal Development

Life is ultimately absurd, but at the end of 2017, I have managed to find some professional and personal peace. A clear purpose and meaning in both, not in the global sense but a more local and individualised one is able to overcome where the absurd may lead. The betterment of myself for the betterment of… Read More Top 5s of 2017 – PE, Youth Sport and Personal Development