Planning based on needs and not tradition

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“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” must be one of the lamest reasons for maintaininga traditional curriculum in PE and yet I, for one, have used it as a reason for not changing what I do/did as a teacher. I was an ‘expert’ in Rugby and Cricket. Or, put differently, I had played theseRead more

Change and challenge

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I’m sure, someone somewhere, came up with the idea of new school year resolutions. You might not call them this but I’m sure – whether you’re starting new school year #22 or starting your 1st year as a qualified teacher – that you made yourself some promises. Maybe you’re setting out to change something inRead more

Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) into the Digital World

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Continuing professional development is a journey not a destination. It’s not professional developed after all. The same goes for education. It’s not a one off thing. You aren’t educated and nor are you developed. You are learning, developing, changing, refining, progressing. In short. You’re growing. Teachers haven’t learnt everything. The statement “I’ve forgotten more aboutRead more

Opening Soon

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The new Loughborough University Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)  blog will start on 31st August 2018.Read more