UNESCO QPE Guidelines

UNESCO QPE GUIDELINES - How Teachers and Policy Makers can Invest in Quality Physical Education for All This post is a summary of Dr. Dean Dudley's excellent (free) webinar on the UNESCO Quality Physical Education Guidelines via Thompson Education. Dean was explaining about the QPE - Guidelines for Policy Makers document that he has been … Continue reading UNESCO QPE Guidelines

Teacher Tweaks by @PE4Learning

Simple tweaks for Core PE. Tweaks are simple fine adjustments but can lead to effective changes.  Here are three simple tweaks you may one to try. Tweak 1 - A test of changing room etiquette. The point of this one is to see how many of your students meet and greet you as they walk … Continue reading Teacher Tweaks by @PE4Learning

The Challenge of Teaching PE

I've always liked a quote that is attributed* to William Butler Yeats, 'education is not about filling a bucket but lighting a fire'.  This has suggested to me that there is going to be an element of risk within education. If you stay in teaching long enough you can end up on auto-pilot. You start going … Continue reading The Challenge of Teaching PE

The Double Hot Cross Bun Theory

The Scenario Think about this scenario: - The curriculum changes, everybody in the school gets letters and due to changes your going to get made redundant as your job will disappear. What are your very thoughts? My first one was 'how am I going to afford my house? What are your feelings? My initial feeling was anxiety/anger … Continue reading The Double Hot Cross Bun Theory

PE Challenge No. 8

Over 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come from other teachers, researchers, academics and coaches and take on different formats. You can try one, try the ones you like, or try them all. The hope is that it will stimulate thought about your practice, … Continue reading PE Challenge No. 8

PE Challenge No. 7

Over 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come from other teachers, researchers, academics and coaches and take on different formats. You can try one, try the ones you like, or try them all. The hope is that it will stimulate thought about your practice, … Continue reading PE Challenge No. 7

PE Challenge No. 5

Over the next 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come from other teachers, researchers, academics and coaches and take on different formats. You can try one, try the ones you like, or try them all. The hope is that it will stimulate thought about … Continue reading PE Challenge No. 5

Tongue in Groove

A couple of weeks ago I got it both barrels from a colleague. Bob is an experienced member of staff. I approached him whilst he was at the photocopier preparing for his lesson. I wished him a Happy New Year and asked how the start of his term was going. 'Have you come to fit … Continue reading Tongue in Groove

PE Challenge No. 2

Over the next 8 weeks, every weekend, I will offer you a challenge for the following week. These challenges will come from other teachers, researchers, academics and coaches and take on different formats. You can try one, try the ones you like, or try them all. The hope is that it will stimulate thought about … Continue reading PE Challenge No. 2