Shipley foundation is committed to working with partners across the education and sporting landscapes as well as with central and state government, corporate and NGO’s to enable young people across all abilities to achieve their full potential and maximize their learning experience through sport and play.
Sport is an integral part of education. Shipley Foundation with our partners Special Olympics Bharat are committed to advocating and promoting inclusive sport development through the education route i.e. schools and higher education. Our aim is to provide curriculum based teaching aids, capacity building of teachers and institutions, revision of existing curriculums at par with global standards. This will ensure sustainable and systemic development.
Provide inclusive PEC training to primary and specialist PE teachers by UK trained experts
Support schools to integrate PEC in the school timetable
Provide tools to monitor progress
Revising school PE curriculum as per international standards
Inclusive Youth Leadership through Sport programme
Support the setting up of a section in schools/communities for children with special abilities
Support schools to mainstream children in classrooms using PE & Sport
International exchange programmes for teachers, principals, school management boards to USA/UK /Finland/Australia
Orientation Sessions for school principals
Capacity building of PE teachers in schools and within PE teaching/training colleges/ institutions
PE Teaching/Training curriculum revision at par with global standards
International exchange programmes for faculty and teaching heads USA/UK /Finland/Australia
Inclusive Youth Activation programmes through sport
Government & Corporates
Provide support to the Government at the National & State level for planning, promoting and implementing sport development programmes
Provide support to corporate on adopting sport for development as part of their CSR programmes
Capacity building of policy makers & civil society on harnessing the power of Physical education& school sport development for health, social, economic & life skills development
The PEC has been designed as per the existing health and physical education curriculum guidelines of NCERT for classes 1-5. Organizations such as the British Council, UK Sport, Youths Sport Trust and UNICEF have played a key role in the programme development.
PEC has been endorsed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development & Ministry of Youth and Sport Affairs, India. UNICEF is implementing PEC as part of its sport for development mandate.
A scientifically developed, student centered, inclusive programme designed on the premise that every child matters and has to be actively engaged in a physical activity for mental, physical and motor skills development .
A progressive teaching and training aid for teachers outlining physical activities that are suitable for different ages and stages of children’s physical development and cognitive understanding across all abilities..
provides suggestions to teachers of ways in which language, mathematical and scientific learning can be included and reinforced in meaningful contexts during the physical education lessons.
An innovative teaching/learning approach meeting the Government of India’s mandate on school education Child friendly schools have the potential to improve student attendance and retention which in turn has a direct co-relation with the learning levels, completion of elementary cycle, transition to secondary schools, particularly of girls. This will help in advocating for mainstreaming physical education with dedicated time in the regular school routine.
PEC Teacher Training Programme A mandatory training to understand the PEC philosophy and the mechanism to integrate PEC into the school curriculum. Click on the below links to download Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4