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This book encourages effective teaching and learning in primary physical education, supporting the reader in meeting the QTS Standards and beyond. It explores the importance of PE for children's learning and advocates a developmental approach to teaching; it also examines a model of professional practice based on personal reflection and self-appraisal, and emphasises the importance of continuing professional development. A rich selection of practical activities is provided, which cater for children's learning needs across the primary years. Content is related to current agendas and issues, including the Primary National Strategy, Excellence and Enjoyment, Every Child Matters and the forthcoming Olympics.

From Initial Teacher Education to Continuing Professional Development
From initial teacher education to continuing professional development

Becoming a teacher is not a simple process that begins when you enrol on an Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme and finishes when you gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). A good teacher never finishes their training and will be constantly reviewing, evaluating and updating their practice to meet the changing nature of children and their learning needs.

As someone involved in teaching you will ...

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