Physical Literacy, Phenomenology and Empathy

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

IPLA Advocacy Guides

Please see attached two physical literacy guides (long and short version).   IPLA physical literacy simple guide IPLA physical literacy longer guide

Taiwan – Taipei – National Taiwan Normal University – February/March 2019

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

Nepal April 2019

Initial impressions were that Nepal is a very similar environment to India and these were confirmed over the next few days. Vibrant and chaotic towns and cities merge into rural areas where life is simple and agricultural.

Tom and Emma’s PGCE Podcast

The purpose of this PGCE podcast is to chat around various topics linked to both being a PGCE student as well as different theoretical concepts that might be significant to different subject areas or Initial Teacher Training and Education (ITTE) in general.

Physical Literacy Across The World Resources and References

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

IPLA Foundation Course

Interested in learning more about physical literacy? Attend an IPLA course online or in person.