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Bridging Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy


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Bridging Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy: commonalities, concerns and shared issues. Developing synergies to enhance children’s experiences of PE and sport.

This event is designed to bridge existing gaps in collaborative understanding of how Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy can be symbiotically aligned to enhance children’s experiences within the related fields of PE and sport.

The experiences will be used to promote better understanding as well as networking opportunities and lead to collaborative opportunities across a range of research and enterprise activities.

The findings of the conference will be utilised by a working group that will produce of a position statement articulating the current status of PE and Sport pedagogy as an interdependent field of practice that seeks to enhance the experiences of children and young people in PE and sport.

10.00 – Registration, Tea and Coffee
10.30 – Keynote speech: Dr Ann MacPhail and Dr Chris Cushion
> Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy; a historical and definitive perspective
> How do PE and Sport fit together?  Redefining the field and knocking down boundaries
> Audience Comment and Q and A session
11.30 – Tea and coffee
12.00 – Workshop 1:
> Where are we now? Identifying commonalities through exploring existing practice
13.00 – Lunch
14.00 –
Workshop 2:
>Identifying concerns and shared issues
15.00 – Keynote speech 3: Professor Jeanne Keay
>Harnessing the possibilities of connected practice between Physical Education and sports coaches: developing Communities of Practice
16.00 – Workshop 3
> Charting possibilities for connected practice and collaborative action
16.30 – Closing remarks and close