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AIESEP 2018 Abstract Due Date Reminder

November 30th 2017

REMINDER! The abstract submission deadline for AIESEP World Congress ’18 is Wednesday 6th December 2017.

Only 6 days left to submit your 300 word proposal for oral presentation, poster, and/or symposium. For further details click here.

2017 AIESEP Young Scholar Award Recipients

October 20th, 2017

The AIESEP Early Career Network committee announces the winners of the 2017 AIESEP Young Scholars Award. The AIESEP Young Scholar Award is a competition for young members of AIESEP who plan or have embarked on careers as researchers in physical education and sport pedagogy. The award is designed to support the participation and involvement of early career scholars in AIESEP meetings. Nine, high quality applications were received from eight different countries (Germany, France, Portugal, USA, UK, New Zealand, Sweden, Canada). Many of these candidates provided evidence of high academic performance, exciting scholarship ideas and a commitment to the mission of AIESEP. After careful consideration by the committee, the following two young scholar winners will be recognized at the 2017 AIESEP conference in Guadeloupe.

  1. Magnus Ferry (PhD, Umea University, Sweden) with a presentation: “Pre-service physical education teachers’ conceptions on the subject and profession – changes over time”
  2. Aiko Mohwald (doctoral student, Technical University Dortmund, Germany) with a presentation “Provoking Uncertainty in Physical Education – a qualitative analysis of students’ handling”

These recipients will deliver an oral or poster presentation at the AIESEP Conference, and will receive the award during the closing ceremony.   

AIESEP Young Scholar Award Committee:

Michal Lenartowicz, J. Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland

Tristan Wallhead, University of Wyoming, USA

Erin Gerlach, University of Potsdam, Germany

AIESEP Specialist Seminar: Future Directions in PE Assessment

Fontys University in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, will host the AIESEP Specialist Seminar ‘Future Directions in PE Assessment’.

This will take place on October 18-20, 2018.

The seminar will compare the status and practice of PE assessment in primary and secondary education in different countries, discuss contemporary issues surrounding assessment, and work towards an AIESEP Position Statement on Assessment. The Specialist Seminar is by invitation though there will be a limited number of places available for those interested. More information provided in the coming months.

If interested in attending the conference, please provide an expression of interest by email to Dr Lars Borghouts at [email protected]