Category Archives: Latest News

05 Sep

Irish Schools Athletics Association 2 new fun programs

The PEAI are delighted to support two new programs being run by the Irish Schools Athletics Association. See below for details. School Mile Challenge The purpose of the school mile challenge is to promote running as a fun fitness activity across all post primary students. In 2015 / 2016 academic year we had over 60

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03 May

Recruitment to Inspectorate of the Department of Education and Skills (PE)

The Inspectorate of the Department of Education and Skills will be recruiting post-primary inspectors this summer. Competitions for the appointment of inspectors of Business, French, Geography, Guidance and Physical Education will be held by the Public Appointments Service prior to the summer vacation. If you are interested in these positions, log on to for

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22 Apr

NCCA Wellbeing Consultation now open

The NCCA have now opened consultation for the new Wellbeing area of learning as part of the Junior Cycle. All feedback is welcome. Now is your time as a practitioner to have your say. Click here for information.  

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06 Apr

PEAI April Update 2016

Good morning all PEAI members. I hope everyone has had an enjoyable and relaxing Easter break. As we prepare for a hectic few weeks ahead, please note the following articles and information which has been brought to my attention. I was very privileged to be part of the PE Expo 2016 judging panel where we

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11 Mar

PEAI Video Competition 2016

The PEAI were delighted to announce the launch of the PEAI Video Competition 2016 at the PE Expo this evening. We are looking for your students to create a video on “The Benefits of physical education”. Students must create a video in a group of 4 max or individually highlighting why PE matters to them. This can

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02 Mar

TY VHI Mini Marathon Challenge – Get Ireland Walking

Following on from RTE and Operation Transformations “Its your move”, the PEAI are delighted to endorse the VHI TY Mini-Marathon Challenge – organised and ran by “Get Ireland Walking”. This initiative aims to promote walking and jogging in secondary school students in an effort to increase physical activity levels. Incorporating a motivational aspect, increase in

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12 Feb

PE EXPO, PDST information and Active School Flag

Good evening all. Following from our very positivly received PEAI newsletter, we have for you some more amazing oppertunities for you the PE teacher. In the coming weeks we will have information on the new “Wellbeing” area of learning within the new Junior Cycle and also our PE advocacy pack. Without your continued support and funding,

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03 Feb

Gymnastic Resource Cards from Gymnastics Ireland.

GymSTART Floor awards & GymSTART Apparatus and Group awards ~ an easy-to-use teaching tool, with pictures and top tips Available to buy in the Gymnastics Ireland STORE. Just click on the link below. Gymnastics Cards Gymnastics Cards Call administration if you have any questions 01 625 1125 GymSTART Apparatus and Group Flyer

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26 Jan

Kilkenny Recreation and Sports Partnership FREE Training Courses 2016

Kilkenny Recreation and Sports Partnership have a limited number of places available FREE on the below Training Courses   Course       :       Disability Inclusion Training Description :      Particularly suited to those who want to create an inclusive environment for sport! Date          :       27th & 28th January 2016   Course       :       Basketball Training Description :      Will cover fundamental

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26 Jan

Irish Primary PE Association (IPPEA) Conference 2016

The Irish Primary PE Association (IPPEA) are holding their Conference in Cork on February 27 in the Mardyke Arena UCC. The full conference programme and workshop descriptions are available here. Early bird rates are available until January 31st.    Spaces are limited for this fantastic event and workshops will fill fast so book now by clicking here  2016

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