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Government of Nunavut unveils Aulajuq: Nunavut Physical Literacy in collaboration with Sport for Life

In the heart of Iqaluit this November, Sport for Life's Mataya Jim and Greg Henhawk played a pivotal role at the Government of Nunavut's annual sport and recreation conference. Attendees from communities across Nunavut, including coaches, teachers, and recreation staff, collaborated around the theme…

Pillars to physical literacy and inclusion: Fostering equality and shared knowledge commitment among stakeholders

Many programs have implemented physical literacy (PL) but often overlook the experiences of persons with diverse abilities due to societal, cultural, and political influences. This can lead to exclusion and marginalization from physical activities. Researchers at Memorial University have addressed this…

Sport for Life goes a long way in France: Physical Literacy and the Long-Term Development Framework with ASM Omnisports

In today's global landscape, the significance of physical literacy is gaining traction, spearheaded by dedicated researchers and experts like those who shared their work at the International Physical Literacy Conference in May. These physical literacy champions aim not only to illuminate the significance…

Playing for a Better World 

- By Joe D'Eramo, Sport for Life's Manager of Quality Sport Food, music, art, and sport (and physical activity) share a common trait: they can transcend the countless differences that might otherwise appear to polarize our world. As people all over the globe engage in sport and physical activity,…

Pillars to physical literacy and inclusion: Open-mindedness, adaptability, and willingness to evolve

Many programs have implemented physical literacy (PL) but often overlook the experiences of persons with diverse abilities due to societal, cultural, and political influences. This can lead to exclusion and marginalization from physical activities. Researchers at Memorial University have addressed this…

Empowering the Next Generation: Insights from the 28th TAFISA World Congress

Fresh from his trip to Pachuca, Mexico, as part of the Mexican Football Federation's recent conference, Sport for Life CEO Richard Way shared Sport for Life's impactful work around knowledge scaling and capacity building in the quality sport and physical literacy spaces at the 28th TAFISA World Congress…

Micro-grant momentum: Kenora Curling Club’s community growth post-pandemic

Kenora, Ontario, is home to the area’s largest curling club, boasting six sheets of ice catering to a diverse membership of all ages and abilities: Kenora Curling Club. Before the pandemic, the centre hosted curling activities that served 1,200 people each season. “We have little rocks, men, women,…

Newcomer-Centric Partner Table Catalyzes Physical Literacy and Inclusion Collaboration in Surrey

Taking a significant step toward supporting newcomers to Canada in Surrey, we are delighted to announce the initiation of a partner table focused on physical literacy and quality sport to promote inclusivity. Kabir Hosein, Director of Strategic Initiatives, facilitated the collaboration on September…

Pillars to physical literacy and inclusion: Environmental compatibility between physical and social elements

Many programs have implemented physical literacy (PL) but often overlook the experiences of persons with diverse abilities due to societal, cultural, and political influences. This can lead to exclusion and marginalization from physical activities. Researchers at Memorial University have addressed this…

Embracing “Sport for Life” in France and Europe: Diving into aquatic literacy

In today's global landscape, the significance of physical literacy is gaining traction, spearheaded by dedicated researchers and experts like those who shared their work at the International Physical Literacy Conference in May. These physical literacy champions aim to illuminate the significance of physical…

United Albertan Paddling Society: Rebuilding Instructor Capacity Post-COVID-19

In the heart of Edmonton, Alberta, the United Albertan Paddling Society (UAPS) has long been a hub for water sports enthusiasts. The club, with 140 to 200 members spanning different ages, has always been inclusive and family-friendly. They even welcome non-paddlers who joined for camping trips and to…

Sport for Life CEO reimagines youth football development at Mexican Football Federation conference

On September 27 to 28, 2023, in Pachuca, Mexico, the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) organized a conference to adopt a new model for youth football development. Among the event speakers, Sport for Life CEO Richard Way shared a visionary approach that promises to reshape the landscape of youth football…
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