Teachers must register directly with the Education Centre. Teachers must complete a one-hour e-learning course on the Irish Heart Foundation website before attending the Education Centre workshop.
Y-PATH ‘PE 4 ME’ is a whole school programme which is delivered by the PE teacher for Wellbeing and comes with a wide range of free resources both online and offline. Focusing on physical literacy this programme was developed as a direct response to the frightening low of physical activity and skill levels of irish youth (FMS skills).
Through targeting physical activity , health-related knowledge and fundamental movement skills we will equip the next generation with all the tools they need to enjoy being physically active.
It is flexible in its delivery and backed by eight years of Irish research at Dublin City University which demonstrates an improvement in physical activity and fundamental movement skills through use of the programme.
Y-PATH ‘PE 4 ME’ aims to develop:
✓Physical activity levels
✓Physical activity attitudes, motivation, and self-efficacy
✓Fundamental movement skill (FMS) proficiency
✓Knowledge of health-related activity (HRA)
The Y-PATH PE 4 ME programme is delivered through a method of blended learning using a mixture of online (1 hour) and face to face training (3 hours). It provides PE teachers with access to a range of resources such as:
The programme is based on a whole school approach led by the PE teacher in PE classes.