This month we are focussing on content related to physical literacy practice in community settings.
In October 2021, the IPLA held a 24 hour virtual conference entitled Physical Literacy Across the World. The event featured live streamed content across each of six time zones, beginning with Australasia and ending in West Coast USA over a single 24 hour period. In all, we were treated to 84 presentations and panel discussions from practitioners, researchers and enthusiasts … Read More
We are delighted to reopen the Research Café for 2022! We have a several speakers lined up for the coming months, and we are delighted to welcome Peter Holler to our first session. Peter is currently doing a PhD at the University of Graz, Austria, in the Institute of Human Movement Science, Sport and Health. His PhD focuses on how … Read More
The Physical Literacy Journey Starts in Costa Rica My name is Ignacio Sabaté, I am a former racquetball athlete and now a coach and sport manager who graduated from the Russian International Olympic University. My partner is Osman Murillo who is a former athlete and Olympian from the London 2012 discipline of Judo and is now a personal trainer and … Read More
Our third Research Café will be taking place on Thursday 8th July, 10:30am BST. We are delighted to announce that Dr James Rudd and Will Roberts will be joining us ahead of the release of their new book ‘The importance of play in supporting physical literacy’ released on the 28th June. Routledge have kindly granted IPLA members free access to … Read More
In this months webinar we discussed the paper “Rationalizing teachers roles in developing and assessing physical literacy in children” with Inimfon Essiet (@Innymfon). Thank you to Inimfon and all attendees for their participation. Inomfon has kindly made her slides available to IPLA members [gview file=”https://www.physical-literacy.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Essiet_Inimfon_IPLA..pptx.pdf”] If you enjoyed this event please join us for our next Research Cafe on … Read More
We are pleased to announce our first Research Café will be taking place on May 4th, 10am BST with our guest speaker Lisa Young. This 30 minute webinar will be an opportunity for questions and discussion focussing on Lisa’s paper “Physical literacy: a concept analysis“. We do advise you read the paper before attending (please get in contact if you … Read More
On the 10th of March Dr Liz Durden-Myers (@LizDurdenMyers) alongside Ali Oliver MBE (CEO of the YST) and Sue Wilkinson MBE (CEO of AfPE) presented evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee for Sport and Recreation. The House of Lords Committee aim to consult a range of experts to help guide a National Plan for Sport and Recreation as … Read More