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22 Jan

Planning in Senior Cycle PE: PDST Evening Workshops in February

This two hour workshop will begin with an overview of the new PE ‘Framework’ for Senior Cycle that comes into practice for all schools in September 2020. Teachers will be given the opportunity to explore how to embed this framework into their current practice. The workshop will then outline the latest updates on the new

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04 Dec

National Physical Literacy Environmental Scan – Survey Completion

Dear colleagues,   Apologies for any cross posting. Sport Ireland, in partnership with Sport Northern Ireland, have initiated a project to develop a All-island Statement for Physical Literacy. A research team are currently working on developing a relevant definition for physical literacy for the island of Ireland, and they have developed a short survey to gather information

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29 Nov

Healthy Eating Pack Resource Pack – Nov. 2019

What is the Healthy Eating Pack (HEP) The HEP consists of nine lesson plans, supporting Powerpoints and materials for each lesson including background information The lessons are sequenced in an appropriate manner, where students are provided with basic information in the earlier lessons and this is developed on as the lessons progress The HEP is

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21 Nov

New Lesson Kits for PE Teachers

Strength in Science lesson kits was developed through collaboration between researchers, science teachers, PE teachers, fitness instructors, and Junior Cycle students. This project is run by CÚRAM and funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) under the SFI Discover programme. The goal of the “Strength in Science” project is to develop cross-curricular resources for science and

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12 Nov

PE Xpo 2019 Report

The 5th annual edition of PE Xpo in association with the Physical Education Association of Ireland (PEAI) and Dublin City University (DCU) took place on Wednesday March 6th. The 2019 PE Xpo was the biggest in the short but growing history of the event. There were 205 projects entered and presented from 52 schools across the Read More
07 Nov

LCPE & SCPE – Expression of Interest

Leaving Certificate Physical Education and Senior Cycle Physical Education Physical Education – Expression of Interest (Sept 2020) This form should be completed by the school principal in conjunction with the Physical Education teacher(s) intending to seek this CPD and must be completed by 5pm, Friday 06 December 2019. See below for details. https://pdst.ie/SCPE Also view,

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26 Oct

PEAI / O’Neills Club Shop – 20% OFF this Weekend

Our Club Shop in association with O’Neills are having a 20% discount sale from the 25th to the 28th of October (this Friday to Monday) on all PEAI Gear! The discount is applied when proceed to the checkout! Check out our Club Shop link below! Happy Shopping! Link: https://www.oneills.com/shop-by-team/athletics/the-physical-education-association-of-ireland.html

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23 Oct

Healthy Eating Resource Pack for PE Teachers – National Evening Workshops

This free evening workshop will provide PE teachers with an overview of the Healthy Eating Resource pack and where it can be used to enhance their Junior Cycle, Senior Cycle and Leaving Certificate PE programmes. The Healthy Eating Pack contains 9 lesson plans, accompanying PDFs and support material including background information and task cards. This

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02 Oct

PEAI Conference 2019 – Workshop Details (Updated)

Title: Using Digital technology in LCPE – PDST Presenter: Fergal Lyons (PDST) Workshop: This workshop will provide an overview of how digital technology can be used when teaching leaving cert PE. A variety of apps and video editing software will be showcased through practical activity activities based in the gym. Participants will get the chance

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