Search

Hockey: Free training workshops for London teachers

PUBLISHED: 12:00 04 December 2017

England Hockey are holding free training sessions for teachers in London (pic Garry Bowden/SIPPA)

England Hockey are holding free training sessions for teachers in London (pic Garry Bowden/SIPPA)

Sport in Pictures Photo Agency (SIPPA)- c/o 66 Stanley Road North, Rainham, Essex, UK, RM13 8BJ - Editorial Use ONLY - NO UNAUT

England Hockey will be providing 12 free introductory hockey training workshops specifically designed to engage and train teachers in London throughout the year.

England Hockey are holding free training sessions for teachers in London (pic Garry Bowden/SIPPA) England Hockey are holding free training sessions for teachers in London (pic Garry Bowden/SIPPA)

The free workshops will be delivered by its fully-qualified coaches, as part of an inspiring initiative to engage girls in sport, TeamUp.

The three-year initiative developed by the England & Wales Cricket Board, England Hockey and England Netball, is designed to maximise the legacy of three consecutive home women’s World Cups from 2017-2019, and give thousands of 7-13-year-old girls across the country the chance to play team sports.

In May of this year, TeamUp was awarded over £650,000 by Wembley National Stadium Trust (WNST) to extend the initiative within the London boroughs and provide local delivery support for London schools and additional opportunities for young girls to participate in sport.

The 12 introductory hockey teacher training workshops are being run through the initiative as a result of the extra funding. During the workshop, teachers will be provided with the following:

• Ideas and tips on delivering fun and engaging sessions;

• Confidence in planning safe and fun sessions that encourage implicit learning;

• Information about equipment and resources which make session delivery simple;

• A grasp of hockey in its current form and how it can be played at any level.

Jo Duff, Participation Programmes Manager at England Hockey, said: “Last academic year we launched our free teacher training nationally and provided training to over 750 teachers.

“Based on the initial success and to celebrate the Vitality Women’s World Cup being hosted in London next summer we are looking to train 2018 teachers in total by next December.

“The workshops will be delivered by England Hockey tutors and are open to any primary or secondary school teachers who are looking for easy to use ideas to deliver fun and engaging hockey sessions.”

The first teacher training workshop is being held at Archbishop Sumner Primary School, Jubilee House, 2 Reedworth St, Lambeth, London SE11 on Wednesday December 6 between 4-6pm.

To sign up to the free workshop, enter your details at surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LambethTeacherTraining.

For more information about TeamUp and how to apply for training and delivery support for your school, visit teamupengland.com.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Hackney Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Hackney Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Hackney Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Hackney Stories

Yesterday, 21:15

Harry Kane dug England out of a hole and secured a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener.

Yesterday, 18:00

World Cup hero Sir Geoff Hurst is excited about England’s chances at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Yesterday, 16:18

The overhaul at Arsenal continues with the club appointing Andy Woodman as head of academy goalkeeping.

Yesterday, 16:00

The 24-year-old praised his Tottenham Hotspur manager ahead of England’s Group G opener with Tunisia

Yesterday, 15:39

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews match one on day five of the tournament.

Yesterday, 15:00

The 48-year-old is impressed with the 23-man squad Gareth Southgate has picked and hopes they can impress in Russia

Yesterday, 17:32

More bobbies on the beat paid for out of council tax could soon be coming to Hackney with the creation of a new police command for east London.

Yesterday, 15:09

What better way for neighbours in Upper Clapton to get to know each other than by closing off their road and holding a party?

PROMOTED CONTENT

To celebrate LGBT history month, Hackney resident Amanda talks about her journey to becoming a foster carer, with the council’s support and training.



Newsletter Sign Up

Hackney Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists