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Project for the Empowerment of Primary and Secondary School PE Teachers

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Source:Sports Administration, Ministry of Education
Date:2012/09/18

Projecttitle

Projectfor the Empowerment of Primary and Secondary School PE Teachers

Department in Charge

Section 3 of the Department of Physical Education

Website

 

Subcategories

1.       Compilation of related teaching materials and organization of creative teaching demonstrations

2.       Provision of guidance for city and county governments for the organization of the program for the empowerment of PE teachers
 

Please click on this link to download the 2009 Projectfor the Empowerment of Primary and Secondary School PE Teachers and the Implementation Program for Creative Teaching Demonstrations

Purpose

1.       Enhance theability of teachers to instruct PE curricula as specified in the curriculum guidelines

2.       Assist PE teachers in the acquisition of subject and teaching skills

3.       Strengthen theability of teachers to test students and design creative teaching activities for the PE curriculum

Task list

I Compilation of related teaching materials and organization of creative teaching demonstrations
(a)Task list
1. Compilation of PE-related teaching materials (including dance, soccer, physical fitness, swimming, baseball, basketball, track and field, folk sports, and general sports knowledge) which have been subsidized or commissioned by the Ministry of Education over the past five years ( 2004-2009) or composed by the National Institute of Educational Resources and Research or other related agencies. PE education strategies, the training of teaching skills of PE teachers in non-PE professional fields as well as achievements in the training of creative teaching methods have also been compiled ( this includes teaching materials, teaching aids, and teaching plans)
2. Systematic arrangement based on the curriculum guidelines for junior high and elementary schools (field of health and physical education and related important issues) as well as the curriculum guidelines for senior high schools (PE curriculum) to allow teachers to use these materials in their classrooms.
3. Print out themanuals to facilitate the perusal and conveyance of materials as well as uploading of data to make them available for download and notification of the governments of cities, counties, and special municipitalities to strengthen the use of these materials in the classrooms.
4. Organize thecreative teaching demonstrations
(2)Predetermined organization method
1.Compilation of related teaching materials
(1)Formation of a committee (composed of experienced principals, directors, or teachers) to confirm items to be collected
(2)Collection of related achievements and other PE-related teaching materials
(3)Convene areview meeting
(4)Printing of manuals and uploading of data to make them available for download
2.Organizecreative teaching demonstrations
(1)Form a curriculum planning team (composed of experienced principals, directors, or teachers)
(2)Convene ameeting of instructors
(3)Organize the demonstrations based on the collected teaching materials
(4) Tracking of results to gain a better understanding of the implementation in school education as well as the positive impact on student behavior
(c)Expected results
1. Enhance theability of teachers to instruct PE curricula as specified in the curriculum guidelines;
strengthening of the ability of teachers to test students and design creative teaching activities for the PE curriculum
2. Five demonstrations will be conducted in different areas (100 participants each for a total of 500)
II. Provision of guidance for city and county governments for the organization of the program for the empowerment of PE teachers
(1)Task list
1.The curriculum outline (including curriculum name, times, educational goals, teaching contents, hours per subitem, testing methods, and reference materials) for the PE teacher empowerment seminars are determined based on the junior high and elementary school curriculum guidelines (field of health and physical education and related important issues) as well as the curriculum outline for PE teacher empowerment seminars as suggested by city and county governments. This ensures a systematic curriculum for the PE teacher empowerment seminar that meets the actual needs as well as the determination of matters pertaining to the recognition of research hours for the credit program.
2. Reports for the PE teacher empowerment program are submitted by city and county governments based on unique regional characteristics, teacher demands, study conditions of students within the area of jurisdiction as well as actual distribution of resources. These reports include program basis, program goals, responsible and involved agencies, implementation period, organization methods, performance indicators, expected results, supporting measures, special program features, and funding and budget statements (please refer to the format of the appendix)
(1)The program should cover the training methods for PE teachers. Records should be kept of the actual participation of PE teachers in the seminars as determined after investigations. Counties and cities with less than 200 teachers of a non-PE background should hold training seminars over a certain period of time within one year to strengthen their PE teaching capacity.
(2)Promotion of the popularization of exercise to improve the students’ physical fitness in coordination with the healthy city program as well as the implementation of a regular PE curriculum
(3) Recording of actual PE lessons and compilation of teaching plans to promote benchmarking of teaching experiences.
3.Projectimplementation by city and county governments should be based on school-held seminars, guidance by cities and counties, development of at least two areas of professional expertise per teacher, and completion of the program within 4 years.
4. City and county governments should tap the resources provided by sports promotion associations and local pedagogic universities or sports universities for the formation of guidance teams, the establishment of a long-term guidance mechanism as well as the encouragement of circular teaching methods

5. Upon the determination of subsidies, academic experts will be invited to conduct on-the-spot guidance visits to city and county governments that are recipients of subsidies.
6. City and county governments should set annual manpower training goals. The actual achievement of goals will be reviewed while the subsidies for the following year are determined
(2)Predetermined organizingmethod
1.Establish aproject team (composed of experienced principals, directors, and teachers)
2. Plan and designa curriculum outline for the PE teacher empowerment seminars
3. Review of city/county programs and provision of amendment suggestions
4. Guidance visits to cities and counties that have been allocated subsidies
5.Compilation of implementation results, identification of positive and negative aspects in the implementation process, and recommendations for future improvements in case the program is continued
(3)Expected results
1. Improved professional competence of teachers in the field of sports education, enhanced quality of instruction and learning environment
for students, cultivation of mental and physical health, and guarantee of the students’ right for education.

2. Development of two areas of sports expertise for a total of 1000 elementary school teachers with a non-PE background by city and county governments

Notes

The 2009 PE teaching materials have already been compiled and editedin a form of book. Please right-click on the link and select Save as from the context menu to download the file or log onto the homepage of the website and select “Digital Content”, followed by “Promotional Materials and Publications” and “Edited Schools Sports Teaching Materials” to download the files