Collaborative Projects

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S4D

Sport4Development Uganda

In June 2016, the UNESCO Chair’s first scoping visit to Uganda took place. With our partner, International Needs UK, projects of International Needs Uganda in the Buikwe district were visited with the aim to explore possibilities of using inclusive sport and play in the communities. A survey was conducted among teachers of three schools and […]

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UMove

U Move

Win a Tablet PC or Mystery Prize The UNESCO Chair IT Tralee are holding a mixed-media competition ‘U Move’ in order to gain the opinions of youth on their experience in: Sport, PE, Physical Activity Answer the following questions as part of your entry: What is your experience of sport/PE/physical activity? You can tell us […]

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UFIT

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Universal Fitness Innovation & Transformation

Universal Fitness Innovation & Transformation (UFIT) is a global social change movement, led by the UNESCO Chair in the Institute of Technology Tralee, Ireland. UFIT aims to increase fitness opportunities for people with disabilities by connecting fitness clubs and centres; with local disability service providers and groups; and allied professionals guiding the process in a […]

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i-PEPAS

Inclusive Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport

The UNESCO Chair recognises that physical education, physical activity and sport have the potential to facilitate inclusion intersectionally across marginalised groups as these activities have the potential to trigger social change by breaking down barriers and stigma, increasing life chances, encouraging intercultural dialogue and understanding and supporting the empowerment of people with disabilities in a […]

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Afadin

Valuing Diversity through Movement

The UNESCO Chair was represented at VADIMO youth exchange, led by Afadin, in Barcelona in July. The aim of the exchange was to provide a lived experience of diversity to youngsters from around Europe by a) living together in a fully inclusive intercultural environment and b) engaging in universally designed physical activities. 35 youths represented […]

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LOVE DIVERSITY

#LoveDiversity

#LoveDiversity is a photo shoot event celebrating diversity and physical activity. We would like to gather photos and videos of people with and without disabilities, people from diverse backgrounds, age and gender participating in fun physical activities together. The UNESCO Chair in Inclusive PE, Sport, Recreation and Fitness would like to use this footage to […]

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Maltese Sports Council visit IT Tralee

Maltese Sports Council visits IT Tralee – 2015

In June members of the Maltese Sports Council came to Kerry to learn about the management of sport in Ireland. The trip was part of training that was developed for the Maltese group by EOSE (a European not-for-profit association which supports skills development in sport) developed training for the Maltese group that incorporated the trip […]

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Marseille Declaration

The Marseille Declaration is supported by UNESCO and represents a commitment to inclusion by and for the Fitness Sector and is in full alignment with UNESCO’s International Charter of Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport (2015) and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2006). As a Social Change Movement the Declaration […]

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