Physical literacy puts the individual at the heart of the enterprise. This blog will look at the roots of this commitment and the implications of a person-centred relationship with an individual. Particular reference will be made to the importance of empathy. Physical Literacy The definition of physical literacy describes this human capability as a disposition whereby ‘the individual has the … Read More
Following a very successful visit to National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) in Taipei – August 2018, where I presented sessions on physical literacy to the 250 delegates at their Teaching Symposium, the university managed to access government funds to consider the future direction for physical education in the country. A select group of 80 teachers was chosen by the lead … Read More
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