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Flying the ‘Active School Flag’: Physical activity promotion through self-evaluation in primary schools in Ireland
Primary schools are key sites where children can be active, advance their knowledge and understanding of how to participate in physical activity (PA) and develop an appreciation of its importance in their lives. This ...
Irish primary school teachers' experiences with Sport Education
(Routledge Taylor and Francis, 2012)
Recent reviews illustrate the considerable literature on Sport Education (e.g. Kinchin, 2006; Wallhead & O’Sullivan, 2005). However, research on the experiences of non-specialist physical education teachers attempting Sport ...
Beginning teacher standards for physical education: promoting a democratic ideal? (Pre-published version)
The framing of teaching standards within restrictive managerial or collaborative democratic ideologies impacts significantly on initial teacher education. Semi-structured interviews were used to explore teacher educators’ ...