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  1. Robert Kirkland’s Indian Experience Introduction • Placement - Teacher Training Workshop – • “Sport for Holistic Development” 2) Research Project – “Background information of teachers”

  2. An Indian Experience Teacher Training Workshops - Background Professional Background: Four years teaching Physical Education / Special Educational Needs in Government Schools One year work for NGO Right To Play on Thailand Tsunami Project with responsibilities for the professional development of 250+ teachers in the use of sport and play for the holistic development of children aged 3-18.

  3. An Indian Experience Teacher Training Workshops - Content • The Teacher Training Workshops aims to create and provide: • Understanding and awareness of the importance of sport and play for the holistic development of children. (mentally, physically, emotionally, socially) • Understanding and awareness of the values that sport and play develop such as; self-confidence, problem solving skills, concentration, respect, working together. • Experience through either demonstration, participation or actually teaching the activities and games that allow children to learn the important values for holistic development. E.g Cats and Dogs – concentration, attention, reaction, large muscle movement. • Logistics • Discussions with school owners about teacher training workshops • Numbers of teachers, date, time, facilities. • Confirmation – problematic to say the least!!! • Delivery.

  4. An Indian Experience Teacher Training Workshops - New Little Scholars School • Specifics • 18 Teachers • Large classroom • 2 hours • Teachers participated in games • Results • To many teachers • Mixed interested levels • Slow / Limited amount of time • Understanding of concepts • Requested more training opportunities • Owners not convinced.

  5. An Indian Experience Teacher Training Workshops – M.A. Ideal School • Specifics • 3 Teachers • 16 children • Basement of building • 3 hours • I demonstrated games then the teachers delivered. • Results • Pupils to teach very good idea • Two amazing teachers • Highly interested, enthused, • Complete understanding of concepts • Requested more training opportunities • Owners complete interest/support.

  6. An Indian Experience Teacher Training Workshops – Suryateja High School • Specifics • Whole School • Two outside spaces • 3 hours • Teachers observed games • I returned one week later and teacher taught a game • Results • Children take time to fully engage. • Teachers extremely shy • Children requesting games • One teacher completely engaged • Growing understanding of concepts • Requested more training opportunities • Owners interested /.support

  7. An Indian Experience Self Organized Sport • Street Cricket • No instructions from adults • Self officiating • Makeshift equipment • Peer to Peer Learning • Group work • Replicating role models • Learning by doing • Self development

  8. An Indian Experience Research Project – Objective findings The aim of the research project was to collect background information on teachers from private schools. The data was collected by use of questionnaire.. A total of 57 teachers who took part in the questionnaire, from New Little Scholars School, MA Ideal School and Suryateja High School

  9. An Indian Experience Research Project – Objective findings This shows that most teachers are aged between 20-30. “Age comes to the body, not the soul”

  10. An Indian Experience Research Project – Objective findings

  11. An Indian Experience Research Project – Objective findings This clearly shows that a high frequency of teachers attended private unaided schools like they work in now.

  12. An Indian Experience Research Project – Objective findings

  13. An Indian Experience Research Project – Objective findings Almost 3 / 4 of the teachers researched do not have a recognised trained teachers certificate.

  14. An Indian Experience Research Project – Objective findings 45 of the 57 teachers questioned had been teaching less than 10 years. Many teachers questioned were actually in their first year of teaching.

  15. An Indian Experience Dance for Holistic Development?