Entries by Karen

Global Running Day – Million Kid Run (June 1)

A GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO GET ACTIVE On June 1, 2016, people everywhere will celebrate the joys of running. You can be a part of Global Running Day! We invite you to take the pledge to run on Global Running Day, spread the word, and join in the worldwide fitness fun! Participation is easy—just pledge to take […]

MOVE Week (May 23rd – 29th)

MOVE Week MOVE Week is a Pan-European initiative which aims to increase physical activity levels, especially among those not already physically active. MOVE Week takes place 23 – 29 May. During this week we are encouraging schools to promote any form of physical activity including classroom active breaks, walk to school days, music in the play grounds, sports/fun […]

Cycling Ireland SPROCKET ROCKET Programme

Cycling Ireland are encouraging schools to teach cycling as part of the Outdoor and Adventure strand of the PE curriculum and also as a means of encouraging active travel. CYCLING – Cycling Ireland Sprocket Rocket Schools Programme  

Consultation on Guidelines for Wellbeing in Junior Cycle

Wellbeing is a new area of learning in Junior Cycle.  The NCCA has developed Guidelines to support schools in planning their Wellbeing Programmes.   NCCA is looking for feedback about the Guidelines from teachers, school leaders, parents, students, education partners and those with an interest in and commitment to young people’s wellbeing.  Feedback received will […]