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Physical literacy goes global with IPLC Europe

Sport for Life has been hosting an International Physical Literacy Conference (IPLC) in Canada every two years since 2013, and now for the first time it’s going global. In September we hosted, along with Change the Game, the first ever IPLC Europe in Umeå, Sweden. “This has been one of our most ambitious undertakings, but…
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How to develop an Egyptian physical literacy curriculum

Mark Verbeek has never been satisfied with the status quo. For the past two decades he’s been a physical education teacher in Ontario, and repeatedly he’s found himself struggling to convince parents of the importance of physical literacy. He’s been met with resistance from those who believe in tradition over innovation, and who don’t yet…
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North Shore champions physical literacy

It’s been just over nine months since West Vancouver and Bowen Island committed to introduce physical literacy learning to their communities, and one of the project leads can’t believe the progress that’s been made in such a short time. “When we started the project, right away we identified that we need some common language. That…
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Active Sudbury embraces transformational initiatives

Unless you’re specifically interested in the intersection between health and physical activity, chances are you don’t know what physical literacy is--and that’s something Carolyn Crang of the Active Sudbury project hopes to change. Since the project began in 2017, Crang and the Active Sudbury team have hosted multiple physical literacy conferences while providing training opportunities…
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