Monthly Archives: June 2019

A brief history of the physical literacy research group

The physical literacy movement was still in its infancy when Sport for Life director Drew Mitchell decided something needed to be done to address the lack of research in the area. People were enthusiastically throwing themselves into active living initiatives, keen to innovate, but they didn’t have the hard data necessary to support their efforts. …
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Sport for Life anticipates completion of Egyptian multisport academy

He’s built a lot of arts schools, and he’s built a lot of sports facilities, but he’s never built one that combines both pursuits. That’s all about to change as Egyptian architect Nader Goubran nears the construction stage of the Apex Academy in Cairo, which will incorporate physical literacy, sports and arts right into the…
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Aboriginal to Indigenous: why the change?

At Sport for Life we believe it is important that we all learn about the history of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada, and take lessons from our past into account when making decisions in the present day. This is best done by taking time to build relationships, learn about protocols and culture, and ask…
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Long-Term Development e-learning course goes live

Sport for Life aims to develop physical literacy and improve the quality of sport by creating, sharing, and mobilizing knowledge. This acts as a catalyst for governments, institutions, and organizations to improve programs and services. In the spirit of continuous improvement, Sport for Life is proud to release the revised Long-Term Development in Sport and…
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