DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION

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INTRODUCTION

Physical Education is part of a wider process of education. One view of education is that it is a process that seeks to transmit, evaluate and enrich aspects of culture. Sports as a cultural form are valued all over the world. It plays a vital role in everyday life. Sporting activities can provide a healthy and enjoyable leisure pursuit throughout ones life, assist in social and community aims, build up civic and national pride and create an impact on the economy.

Vision

Our Vision is to provide an opportunity for all our students to take part i0n a varied sporting programme to equip them with the knowledge, understanding, concepts, values and attitudes to adopt an  active lifestyle through meaningful physical activities.

 

Mission

Our mission is to make the students and staff understand that voluntary and long-term participation in sports is dependent on individuals feeling competent and confident enough to participate at their own level.

We strive to make them realize that physical and health education is a positive experience, made accessible, stimulating and enjoyable and that every student feels valued whatever be the standard.

 

Quality Policy

  • Health is a desirable objective which can be achieved through education.

  • Man is a creature of prejudice, a creature of sentiment, a creature of habits, a creature of reason and a creature of refinement.

  • Health education brings together the art and science of medicine and the principles and practices of general education.

  • It involves among other things, the teaching, learning and inculcation of habits concerned with the objective of healthful living.

  • The field of environmental health is closely related to environmental science and public health as environmental health is concerned with environmental factors affecting human health.

  • Physical Education is part of a wider process of education. One view of education is that it is a process that seeks to transmit, evaluate and enrich aspects of culture. Sports as a cultural form are valued all over the world. It plays a vital role in everyday life. Sporting activities can provide a healthy and enjoyable leisure pursuit throughout one’s life, assist in social and community aims, build up civic and national pride and create an impact on the economy.

Our Philosophy relates to sport in its widest possible context

We endeavor to provide the opportunity for all our students to take part in a varied sporting programme.

  • We aim to develop their understanding of the need for a healthy, active lifestyle, to promote a willingness to participate, an ability to empathize with others and a love of physical activity that will provide an enjoyable leisure pursuit in later life.

  •  Evidence suggests that regular physical activity is beneficial to health and well being in today’s stressful, fast-moving society. People who are healthy usually have a positive outlook on life and are better equipped physically and mentally to cope with the rigours of modern living.

  •  Our programme aims to equip students with the knowledge, understanding, concepts, values and attitudes to adopt an active lifestyle.

  •  Voluntary and long-term participation in sports is dependent on individuals feeling competent and confident enough to participate at their own level. It is of prime importance that Physical Education is a positive experience, made accessible, stimulating and enjoyable and that every student feels valued whatever the standard.

To cater for the different needs of our students, we include a wide range of sports  from as many cultural background as possible with as many cross-curricular ties as possible. Health and fitness training is integral to all parts of the curriculum.