Physical Education


Kids, as well as adults, benefit from regular exercise. Health benefits from regular exercise include: stronger muscles and bones, increased coordination and energy, and decreased risk of developing chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes. For most kids, exercise means being physically active during play, recess, and physical education class, also known as P.E. Physical education contributes to each child's total growth and development.

Physical education is a course taught in school that focuses on developing physical fitness and the ability to perform and enjoy day-to-day physical activities with ease. Kids also develop skills necessary to participate in a wide range of activities, such as soccer, basketball, or swimming. Regular physical education classes prepare kids to be physically and mentally active, fit, and healthy into adulthood. An effective physical education programme should include engaging lessons, trained P.E. teachers, adequate instructional periods, and student evaluation.

Physical Education Cards (PEC)

PEC Cards

These Physical Education Cards are meant for teachers teaching at the primary level and are an effective tool for strengthening the transaction of Physical Education in schools.

Objectives of the Physical Education Cards (PEC)

  • To offer support by introducing new teaching approaches and activities for primary age group Junior-physical education lessons as well for the curriculum teaching.
  • To provide a new range of educational resources for Physical Education.
  • To offer training to all of the primary staff who deliver primary educational lessons.
  • To assist schools to deliver elements of the Physical Education curricula.
  • To act as a research base that will demonstrate the wider benefits that Physical Education card have on the whole child education outcomes.