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Better Movers & Thinkers – An introduction through creative dance

Aberdeen City Council - Education and Children's Services

Thursday, 8 December 2016 from 16:00 to 17:00 (GMT)

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ABERDEEN CITY COUNCIL – EDUCATION AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

CPD Programme 2015-2016

Better Movers & Thinkers – An introduction through creative dance

Focus Area: Health & Wellbeing (Physical Education)                                                  CODE No.

Council Values:

Which of the valuesis this event linked to?

Fostering a workplace where every employee is valued and given the opportunity to play a full part; Raising performance to a higher standard; Delivering modern, effective, efficient and accessible services to the people of Aberdeen.

Professional Standards:

Which elements of the new GTCS Professional Standards is the event linked to?

1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 2.1.1, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.3 and 3.2.

SFR=Standards for Full Registration; SCLPL – Standard for Career Long Professional Learning; SLM=Standards for Leadership & Management

Content:

What skills and/or knowledge will the event cover?

This course is designed for Primary Staff teaching PE and visiting PE specialists. Better Movers and Thinkers (BMT) is an approach to learning and teaching in physical education designed to develop the ability of all children and young people to move and think in a more cohesive way with a specific focus on developing, enhancing and fostering Executive Funcation (EF) skills within the learning process.
There will be a brief introduction to understanding the approach then a practical session focusing on BMT through creative dance.

Expected Outcomes:

What can I, and ultimately the young people I work with, gain as a result of me attending this event?

 

This session will give you an introduction in how to use an approach that offers learners with differentiation & challenge through practices which are layered; develops cognitive as well as physical by using practices that involve thinking while moving; and engages & sustains engagement of learners.

Event Co-ordinator:

Trish MacQueen

Training Provider:

Erin Ritchie – PE Teacher at Harlaw Academy

 

Max. no. of participants:

12

Min. no. of participants:

8

Target Personnel:

Primary Class teachers, PE Visiting Specialists

Do you have questions about Better Movers & Thinkers – An introduction through creative dance? Contact Aberdeen City Council - Education and Children's Services

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Harlaw Academy
18-20 Albyn Place
AB10 1RG Aberdeen
United Kingdom

Thursday, 8 December 2016 from 16:00 to 17:00 (GMT)


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