What is it about?

Physical literacy aims to promote lifelong engagement in physical activity. This paper explores what needs to be considered when developing teachers understanding of physical literacy through professional development.

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Why is it important?

Education is a pivotal time where physical literacy can be nurtured therefore teachers understanding and practice in promoting physical activity is essential in achieving this aim.


This paper is a must read for anyone interested in physical literacy and more specifically anyone who is designing physical literacy professional development programmes.

Mrs Elizabeth J Durden-Myers
University of Gloucestershire

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This page is a summary of: Physical Literacy and Teacher Professional Development, Journal of Physical Education Recreation & Dance, April 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/07303084.2019.1580636.
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