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Wrench, Alison; Garrett, Robyne – Sport, Education and Society, 2015
The field of physical education (PE), as it exists in teacher education, is dynamic as ways of preparing teachers to meet the needs of young people in contemporary times change. Such endeavours are underpinned by concerns about school-based PE, the alienation of students from PE, and responsibility for producing healthy students. Concerns also…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Inclusion
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Wrench, Alison; Garrett, Robyne – Sport, Education and Society, 2012
Pre-service teachers bring to their university studies particular world views and understandings of themselves and others around health and physical activity. Their biographies and experiences in school physical education, sport and other societal institutions inform these perspectives and understandings. These in turn work to mediate university…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, World Views, Learning Processes
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Garrett, Robyne; Wrench, Alison – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2012
The body is a powerful symbolic form and all bodily activities are expressions of culture. The look, size, shape and physicality of bodies are perceived by all and compared to particular cultural standards. In this way the body is inscribed with culture and can serve as a site for social control. Various discourses of the body, including those…
Descriptors: Social Control, Teacher Educators, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers
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Garrett, Robyne; Wrench, Alison – Australian Educational Researcher, 2011
In this research a number of strategies including physical experiences, physical stories and lab school with guided reflection were used with pre-service physical education teachers in an attempt to foster more critical and inclusive approaches to teaching physical education in the middle years. The strategies were used to illustrate the complex…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Laboratory Schools, Physical Activities, Physical Education Teachers
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Garrett, Robyne; Wrench, Alison – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2011
In this research a number of approaches were used with pre-service physical education teachers in an attempt to foster inclusive and critical approaches to teaching physical education. Physical experiences, storytelling and lab school were used to highlight the multifaceted processes around students' engagement in physical education and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Laboratory Schools, Physical Activities, Physical Education Teachers