Physical Education and Sports Pedagogy

This SIG embraces educational research in the areas of physical education and sport in schools; physical education initial teacher training; and continuing professional development for teachers and other professionals working in physical education and school sport settings. The aims of the SIG are:

  • to provide a national forum for educational research in physical education and sport pedagogy
  • to stimulate collaborative, high quality research amongst SIG members
  • to prompt and co-ordinate communication between SIG members and key stakeholders and funding agencies in the areas of physical education and sport in schools, physical education initial teacher training, and continuing professional development for teachers and other professionals working in physical education and school sport settings
  • to raise awareness of research in physical education and sport pedagogy amongst wider educational communities
  • to prompt collaboration between SIG members and educational researchers working in other subject areas on issues of common interest/concern
  • to create a point of contact for comparable groups within educational research associations internationally (such as AARE and AERA)

Latest SIG Content

Physical Education External Provision in Irish primary schools

13 June 2018 | Blog

External provision is developing as a trend in schools worldwide, and physical education is no exception to this trend – see for instance New Zealand (Dyson et al 2016), the UK (Griggs 2010, 2012), and Australia (Williams et al 2011; Sperka and... [...]

PESP Invisible College 2018

10 September 2018 | Event

This event is sponsored by:
The Invisible College remains as one of the highlights of the PESP calendar and colleagues from the world of coaching, physical education, sport and all related disciplines are warmly invited to join this... [...]

PESP Invisible College 2017

4 September 2017 | Event

Online registration has now closed. If you want to attend this event, please email events@bera.ac.uk for details of how to register onsite. This event is sponsored by: The Invisible College remains as one of the highlights of the PESP... [...]

PESP Invisible College 2016

12 September 2016 | Event

Online registration has now closed. If you want to attend this event, please email events@bera.ac.uk for details of how to register onsite.

This event is sponsored by:
This year’s Invisible College promises to be one of the highlights of the PESP... [...]

PESP Invisible College 2015

14 September 2015 | Event

 Online registration has now closed. If you want to attend this event, please email events@bera.ac.uk for details of how to register onsite.This year’s PESP Invisible College takes place on Monday 14th September, at Queen’s University... [...]

Becoming Networked

25 March 2015 | Event

  This event has been postponed. If you would like to be kept updated on the new date for this event, please email events@bera.ac.uk. Early Career Researcher Event We are delighted to welcome you to the University of Bedfordshire for... [...]

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