Conference: Teaching and Learning Through Physical Education and School Sport

16th Jun 2011, 8:45am - 3:30pm

Edge Hill University

This inaugural conference, hosted by Edge Hill University’s PE and School Sport Forum, is an opportunity for teachers, University lecturers and Higher Education students to share findings from both academic research and current school-based practice.

The programme includes lectures by keynote speakers, seminars delivered by university lecturers and school teachers, and opportunities for poster presentations.

  • 8:45am Registration
  • 9:30am Welcome from Edge Hill University Physical Education staff
  • 9:45am Keynote Speaker
  • 10:45am Session One Seminars
  • 11:45am Coffee
  • 12:00pm Session Two Seminars
  • 1pm Lunch and Poster Sessions
  • 3pm Keynote Speaker
  • 3:15pm Plenary
  • 3:30pm Close

Seminar topics include Gifted and Talented, Learning Styles, and Assessment.

To reserve your place at this free conference on Thursday 16th June 2011 at Edge Hill University’s Ormskirk Campus, please email pessconference@edgehill.ac.uk providing telephone contact details. The closing date for registration is 31st March 2011.

Call for Abstracts

You are invited to submit abstracts for oral and/or poster presentations focussing on any innovations, developments or research in the area of ‘Teaching and Learning through Physical Education and School Sport.‘ Oral presentations will be allocated 25 minutes each and 10 minutes for questions. 

Abstracts are to be submitted via email to the Conference organising committee: pessconference@edgehill.ac.uk. The abstract should not be more than 250 words in length (papers describing work in progress are eligible).

For educational innovations and developments use the following headings: Context and Setting; Why the Innovation / Development Was Introduced; What Was Done; Evaluation of Results.

For research use the following headings as appropriate: Background; Aims and Objectives; Methods; Results; Discussion; Conclusion.

A panel of assessors will judge submitted summaries on the soundness of approach and clarity of description of the development, innovation or research project.

If a paper is accepted, presenting authors must register for the meeting as a delegate. We look forward to receiving your abstract. Please note, amendments to abstracts cannot be made after the closing date.