25-28 July 2018 | Edinburgh

 

AIESEP is pleased to announce the first Primary Physical Education Seminar as a part of the 2018 World Congress in Edinburgh

 

When is the Primary Physical Education Seminar?

The Primary Physical Education Seminar will start with a social event on the evening of Tuesday 24 July 2018 starting at 1700.  The seminar will then start at 0930 on Wednesday 25th July 2018 until 1600.

What are the aims of the Primary Physical Education Seminar?

The Primary Physical Education Seminarhas two specific aims:

  1. To create a networking space for all teacher educators, researchers, academics and doctoral/postgraduate students with a specific interest in primary physical education
  2. To discuss key issues influencing the future global development of primary physical education.  A particular focus will be on primary physical education curriculum, professional learning and advocacy.

Where is the Primary Physical Education Seminar being held?

The venue for the Primary Physical Education Seminaris The Moray House School of Education at the University of Edinburgh.  This is a 10 minute walk from the AIESEP World Congress venue and accommodation.

How much will the Primary Physical Education Seminar cost for delegates?

The cost of the Primary Physical Education Seminar is £20 per delegate to cover amenities, lunch and refreshments. 

How can I register for the Primary Physical Education Seminar?

Registration for the Primary Physical Education Seminaris one of the options on the AIESEP World Congress Registration Page

Who is organising the Primary Physical Education Seminar?

The seminar is being organised jointly by the European Primary Physical Education Network (EPPEN) and the Developmental Physical Education Group (DPEG) at the University of Edinburgh.

If you require any further information about the Primary Physical Education Seminar please contact Dr Nicola Carse at Nicola.Carse@ed.ac.uk

Programme

The aim of the seminar is to encourage debate and discussion on primary physical education around three main areas:

  • Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Teacher Learning
  • Advocacy

09:30 – 10:00

Welcome

10.00 - 11.00

Session 1: Curriculum and Pedagogy

led by Dr. Tim Fletcher (Brock University, Canada) and Dr. Déirdre Ní Chróinín (Mary Immaculate College Limerick, Ireland)

 

Coffee

11.30 - 12.30

Session 2: Professional Learning and Initial Teacher Education

led by Dr. Missy Parker(University of Limerick) and Dr. Kevin Patton (California State University)

Dr. Maura Coulter, Dr. Frances Murphy and Susan Marron (Dublin City University)

12:30 – 13:15

Lunch

13:15 – 14:00 

Session 3: Round Tables

  •   Primary Physical Education in Europe

           Dr. Claude Scheuer (University of Luxembourg)

  •   'Generation Next: The future of Primary Physical Education in England'

           Primary Physical Education Initial Teacher Education in England

           Dr. Vicky Randall and Dr Emile Bojesen (University of Winchester)

  •   Physical Literacy and Primary Physical Education in Wales

           Dr. Nalda Wainwright (University of Wales Trinity St David)

14.00 - 15.00

Session 4: Advocacy

led by Prof. Jeanne Keay (Leeds Beckett University) and Dr. Nicola Carse (University of Edinburgh)

 

15:15 – 16.00

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