The Future of Health, Wellbeing and Physical Education: Optimising Children's Health through Local and Global Community Partnerships

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This book uses the example of a partnership journey between universities, schools, the local health industry as well as a number of government organisations which worked to ensure the growth of physical education in primary education. The initiative employed the United Nations (UN) ideals as a model and contextualised them within local schools and communities. What began as a pathway seed quickly grew to involve multi-stakeholder partnerships and therefore explores how the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) may be implemented at a grass roots level.
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About the author

Tim Lynch is Lecturer in Primary Physical Education at Plymouth University, UK. He has been involved in early years/ primary, secondary and higher education for 22 years as a classroom teacher, Head teacher, Health and Physical Education (HPE) specialist and Teacher Educationalist, working in various national and international school communities, education systems and institutions. Tim is the Vice-President for Oceania for the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (ICHPER-SD).
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Jun 29, 2016
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Education / Early Childhood (incl. Preschool & Kindergarten)
Education / General
Education / Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects
Family & Relationships / Life Stages / General
Medical / General
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Psychology / Applied Psychology
Social Science / Children's Studies
Social Science / Sociology / General
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