A must listen BBC radio programme discussing the history of PE and its routes in violence in comparison to modern day physical education.
Dr. Margaret Whitehead is due to launch her next book “Physical Literacy Across the World”. In the new book she makes reference to a number of resources and references that the IPLA have developed since its incorporation in 2014. These resources and references are identified below: IPLA and Associated Resources for PLAW Physical Literacy Charting Progress Tool – Physical Literacy … Read More
A literature search of “physical literacy” and “Canada” (all text) was conducted using three common electronic databases: ProQuest Research Library (ProQuest), SAGE Journals Online, and SPORTDiscus. The databases were chosen because, together, they encompass a comprehensive catalogue of education and physical education literature. The searches were limited to English, peer-reviewed journal articles published between 1 June 1987 and 1 June 2017 (a 30-year period).
Sport Wales has started a ‘National Conversation’ around sport for future generations and are inviting as many people to contribute to the thinking as possible. This will inform our future Vision and Strategy to be developed in the coming year. Margaret Whitehead was asked in the past week to produce a ‘Think Piece’ which she kindly did and was put … Read More
On November 9, the annual Sports Research Conference was organised at Windesheim University of Applied Sciences. More than 430 participants attended 100 sessions and workshops. One of the workshops was organised by the Physical Literacy Platform. This platform was initiated early 2017 with members from all PETE faculties in the Netherlands and the Knowledge Centre for Sports. The goal of … Read More
Tiny, fragile fingers clench the hands that lead, guide and nurture the path. The journey begins with a hesitant step. Gasps. Jubilance. Pure joy. Tentative steps turn into powerful strides as confidence oozes with every pounding heartbeat. Blossoming, developing, changing with every jump, spin and splash. The precious seeds of opportunities are scattered lovingly into the field of hope and … Read More
In this blog I shall expand on the three core features of Physical Literacy by proposing a number of additions. I shall also elaborate on the need to carefully consider the role of ‘understanding’ and the relevance of the Capability Approach to Physical Literacy. At this stage, I am merely identifying a conceptual framework as the basis for informing a … Read More