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The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland14th April 2019
Introduction The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) is a national framework developed by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (England), Department for Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DELLS) in Wales and the Council for the Curriculum, ...
SUMO: Shut Up and Move On7th April 2019
Introduction Paul McGee is an international speaker, author and performance coach. He is also the creator of SUMO (Shut Up and Move On). At the heart of SUMO is a call to action in relation ...
Origins of Physical Literacy31st March 2019
Introduction The concept of physical literacy was formally launched in 2001, in Whitehead’s (2001) initial paper entitled, ‘The Concept of Physical Literacy’. Although, Whitehead recognised in this paper that the term physical literacy was something ...
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Global action plan on physical activity 2018–2030: more active people for a healthier worldPublished by World Health Organisation in 2018
This global action plan from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows how countries can reduce physical inactivity in adults and adolescents by 15% by 2030. It recommends a set of 20 policy areas, which combined, ...
Let’s Get Scotland Walking – The National Walking StrategyPublished by Scottish Government in 2014
Introduction For many centuries we all walked everywhere. As in most parts of the world, technology, urbanisation and increasingly sedentary work environments and lifestyles, alongside ever increasing car use (allied to dispersed jobs, homes, goods and ...
Childhood Obesity – A Plan for ActionPublished by HM Government in 2016
Introduction Today nearly a third of children aged 2 to 15 are overweight or obese and younger generations are becoming obese at earlier ages and staying obese for longer. Reducing obesity levels will save lives ...
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