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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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Golf

#GameON Autism Golf Program

The UNESCO Chair launched the #LetsInclusivizeGolf project and the “Ernie Els #GameON Autism”- programme in Ireland with the support of Liam Duggan, PGA Advanced Professional at LDgolf, on the 10th of February 2016. The main goals are: To inclusivize the golf sector and mainstream diversity. To enthuse and support golf club owners, managers, training organisations, […]

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PEPAYS

PEPAYS Conference 2016

3 Themes Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport as a Fundamental Right for All Benefits of Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport The Need for Strategic Vision on Policy Priorities Across all Stakeholders     Welcome Message from PEPAYS Ireland Forum 2016 PEPAYS Ireland & the Institute of Technology Tralee (IT Tralee) organised the PEPAYS […]

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Commit to Inclusion

Commit to Inclusion

Commit to Inclusion is a campaign that promotes the right for children with disabilities to inclusive physical activity, physical education, sport, recreation and play. Inequalities and discrimination span from community and school-based physical activity programmes, like physical education, to organized and informal sport and recreation programmes, to access play spaces like community playgrounds, as well […]

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PRIME

White background, with blue strokes picturing a stylized man with a kimono and a belt in a wheelchair punching with his right arm. On the lower right hand side is written: Prime Participation, Recreation and Inclusion through Martial Arts Education

Participation, Recreation and Inclusion through Martial Arts Education

PRIME aims to develop, trial and implement a coaching framework for coaches of the martial arts working with people with disabilities. Using a collaborative partnership to increase confidence, physical competence and physical activity levels among persons with disabilities in Europe by increasing the quality of coach education and accreditation in the martial arts. Partners: ICSSPE […]

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