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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:33
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has called on governments to increase investment in physical education and school sport in order to make children more physically active.In a new document, entitled Quality Physical Education, Guidelines for Policy Makers, UNESCO addresses seven areas of "particular concern" identified last year in UNESCO's global review of the state of physical education.The seven areas include persistent gaps between PE policy and implementation; continuing deficiencies in curriculum time allocation; relevance and quality of PE curriculums; and the quality of initial teacher training programmes.
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:53
Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has launched a document detailing the Labour Party's strategy on public health prior to the upcoming general election. The document covers a wide range of public health issues, including physical activity.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:00
Today, Labour unveiled plans for changing the makeup of football club boardrooms and giving more control to fans ahead of the 2015 General Election.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:19
The Youth Sport Trust report Getting Girls Active reveals findings from a successful, one-year pilot programme that boosted the confidence and body attitudes of the participants by engaging them in the decision-making process and incorporating their feedback into the physical education programmes in which they took part.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:19
Currently there are few National Olympic or Commonwealth organising committees or sports federations where more than 30 per cent of board members are female, and the average is closer to, or below, 20 per cent.
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 13:33
Breakfast event today co-hosted by Sports Think Tank to launch new paper
Mon, 25 Jun 2012 08:40
Rhetoric used to justify sport challenged by new report.