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Issues in Physical Education

1st Edition

Edited by Susan Capel, Susan Piotrowski


288 pages

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Paperback: 9780415186896
pub: 2000-08-31
Hardback: 9780415237161
pub: 2000-09-07
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pub: 2013-01-11
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Issues in Physical Education stimulates student-teachers, NQTs and practising physical education teachers to reflect on issues important to improving teaching in physical education. It encourages reflection and debate as an important part of professional development. Issues discussed include:

  • aims as an issue in physical education
  • breadth, balance and assessment in the physical education curriculum
  • equality and the inclusion of pupils with special needs in physical education
  • progression and continuity in physical education between primary and secondary schools
  • community initiatives in physical education
  • physical education, health and life-long participation in physical activity.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction 1.Aims as an Issue in Physical Education Part II: Issues Concerned with Your Pupils 2.The Concept of Equal Opportunities in Physical Education, with Reference to Gender Equality 3.Equality and the Inclusion of Pupils with Special Educational Needs in Physical Education 4.Valuing Cultural Diversity - the Challenge for Physical Education Part III: Issues Concerned with Teaching and Learning 5.Approaches to Teaching Games 6.Assessment in Physical Education Part IV: Issues Concerned with the Curriculum 7.Breadth and Balance in the Physical Education Curriculum 8.Physical Education and Sport 9.Competition and Co-operation in Physical Education 10.Community Initiatives in Physical Education 11.Physical Education, Health and Life-Long Participation in Physical Activity 12.Progression and Continuity in Physical Education Between Primary and Secondary Schools 13.Re-reflecting on Priorities for Physical Education: Now and into the Twenty-first Century 14.Making Change in Physical Education

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
EDUCATION / Physical Education