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#Physical Education

From TheJournal.ie PE is set to become a Leaving Cert subject from next year Physical Education

PE is set to become a Leaving Cert subject from next year

Education Minister Richard Bruton made the announcement today as part of an overall emphasis the government is putting on encouraging healthy lifestyles.

From TheJournal.ie Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones Student Attitudes

Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones

54% of students said they checked their phones in the classroom in the last seven days

12 things you'll only remember if PE class was your personal form of torture

“Sir I can’t do PE today. I have an ingrown toenail.”

From TheJournal.ie PE to become Leaving Cert subject under new plan to tackle obesity in Ireland War On Obesity

PE to become Leaving Cert subject under new plan to tackle obesity in Ireland

One expert said the plan could “be one of the major tipping points in Ireland’s obesity problem.”

From TheJournal.ie Should daily exercise be mandatory in schools? Childhood Obesity

Should daily exercise be mandatory in schools?

Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone has said that if schools devote 30 minutes a day to exercise, it could “make a big difference for generations to come” in terms of obesity.

11 reasons P.E. class was a legitimate form of torture

No. Anything but the bleep test.

From TheJournal.ie Audit of PE facilities in schools "crucial" to tackling obesity Resources

Audit of PE facilities in schools "crucial" to tackling obesity

Minister Ruairi Quinn has stressed that there are currently no plans to reassess resource levels.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Should PE be an exam subject in schools? YES. Opinion

Column: Should PE be an exam subject in schools? YES.

We have the opportunity to develop a course on basic human nutrition, physical education and life skills to young people, other than just playing some games – so let’s take it, writes Steve Doody.

From The42 David Gillick on the push to make PE a core examinable subject in Irish secondary schools Interview

David Gillick on the push to make PE a core examinable subject in Irish secondary schools

The Dublin-born athlete also chatted to us about his recent struggles with injury, “cheats” in athletics and his stint on Celebrity MasterChef Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Majority of teachers believe students' fitness should be tested Education

Majority of teachers believe students' fitness should be tested

The research comes as a company plans to test the fitness levels of First, Second and Third Year pupils.

From TheJournal.ie 31 per cent of teens eat "a lot" of junk food Heart Health

31 per cent of teens eat "a lot" of junk food

A new survey has shone a light on teenagers attitudes to health and nutrition.

From The42 8 reasons why P.E was the only reason to get out of bed for school Gym Rats

8 reasons why P.E was the only reason to get out of bed for school

Including piano goal celebrations, Spiderman undies in the public swimming pool and vomit-inducing rope climbs.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland bottom of European table for PE time in primary schools PE

Ireland bottom of European table for PE time in primary schools

The EU’s physical health body reveals that every other EU state spends more time on primary physical education than we do.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think schools should increase time spent in PE classes? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think schools should increase time spent in PE classes?

A new study shows risk factors for heart disease can be found in Irish children as young as 10, so should schools increase time spent on physical activities?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should PE be a subject for the Leaving Cert? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should PE be a subject for the Leaving Cert?

Ruairí Quinn says physical education will be offered as a Junior Cert subject in the coming years. Should it be on the Leaving?

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Eamonn Coghlan gets Senators exercised - literally - in the Seanad Balancing The Books This post contains videos

WATCH: Eamonn Coghlan gets Senators exercised - literally - in the Seanad

Eamonn Coghlan asked members of the Seanad to try out some balance exercises during a debate on PE teaching yesterday.