We Must Break Down Barriers That Stop Girls Enjoying Sport

Source: The National (Scotland)
Date: 27-Aug-2016

A COLLECTIVE sigh of relief was audible throughout the country last week by parents, guardians and most likely grandparents as well, as most children returned to school after at least six weeks of holiday.

School and university is a place where you have a captive audience and those who are charged with teaching should be in a position to deliver lessons that will improve children’s lives.

These lessons, should, of course, include physical education, but I worry that perhaps we are missing a trick here, particularly where young girls are concerned. Engaging young girls and women to participate in sport has traditionally been difficult. Many varied issues come to the forefront that impacts on their willingness to take PE.

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