The module user groups may include undergraduate PE teacher training, primary school PE teacher training and In-service training. This module aims to develop the knowledge competence and skills required to operate as a PE teacher in an inclusive setting.
The model of teacher training used in the Institute of Technology Tralee proved to be very successful and with the input of European project partners and feedback from consultation conducted by all partners the model, module and resource pack contents were refined to produce a module that can be utilized in PE teacher training, primary school PE teacher training, and In-service Education throughout Europe.
Resources produced during the project include a functional map; a knowledge competence and skills framework; a model, a module; a module delivery resource pack containing 360 PowerPoint slides with accompanying notes, handouts, tutorials and practical’s; an online version of the EIPET module, a website, a CD of the resource pack, a printed version of the resource pack, and a USB key version of the resource pack.
To transfer the innovative model at the Institute of Technology, Tralee, of teaching inclusive physical education to partner organisations in initial and continued vocational training, thus improving the quality and volume of cooperation between institutions in Europe.
To critically examine and adapt the inclusive physical education training module in ITT with the guidance of internationally acclaimed partner organisations and associated APA network contacts.
To progress towards the Education and Training work programme 2010 priority areas through; advancing peer learning activities, facilitating the development of innovative practices, promoting excellence and equal opportunities, enabling learning to cater for rapidly changing work environments, and enabling efficiency and equity in education and training systems.
To empower teacher training providers and PE teachers with the knowledge, skills and competence to operate effectively in the work environment.
To facilitate equity of opportunity in Physical Education for all.
To develop a resource pack to accompany the model and modules and make it available for download from the project website or available on cd.
A two year project supported by the Leonardo da Vinci fund through Léargás the National Agency for Ireland.
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