Teaching Children to Move Well and Move Often

Course description

This PDST Summer course will greatly enhance PE teaching and learning in your classroom.   Experienced PDST advisors have designed a course to give teachers practical PE ideas for each class level from Infants – 6th.  

Covering Athletics, Gymnastics, Games and Dance with a focus on fundamental movement skills interwoven throughout the week, your pupils will become aware of how to move and the importance of moving well for life long participation in physical activity

A variety of assessment strategies, including checklists, peer observation and pupil self-assessment will also be explored.  An opportunity to explore the use ICT in PE will be provided throughout the week with a focus on using iPads and smart phones to supplement learning. 

You will leave this course with a bank of practical classroom ideas and a renewed enthusiasm for teaching PE by developing the Physically Literate pupil through the lens of fundamental movement skills.


With Ivan O'Mahony PDST PE Advisor

Category Summer Courses
Date Monday 03 July 2017 - Friday 07 July 2017
Time 9.30 to 14.00
Presenters Ciara Blennerhassett PDST PE Advisor
Code 17LC718
Fee €50.00
Venue Ballincollig Community School, Inishmore, Ballincollig
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