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Y-Path PE for ME

Venue: Monaghan Education Centre
Date: Monday 13th May 2019
Time: 5pm-8pm

Please note you must complete the Y-PATH PE 4 ME 1 hour e-learning on the Irish Heart Foundation’s website first www.irishheart.ie/courses 

What is Y-PATH PE 4 ME?
Y-PATH (Youth Physical Activity Towards Health) PE 4 ME is a junior cycle post-primary programme which aims to improve physical activity among children and young people through the physical education (PE) module in the school curriculum. The programme is bought to you as a result of a collaboration between the Irish Heart Foundation and Dublin City University.

What is involved in the programme?
The programme is available only to PE teachers. There are two parts to the Y-PATH PE 4 ME programme:
• A 1-hour online course on the Irish Heart Foundation website www.irishheart.ie which must be completed by teacher before attending the workshop
• 3-hour face to face evening workshop held in Education Centres nationally
Teachers will then have the ability to implement the Y-PATH PE 4 ME programme into their PE classes. Teachers will be given a Y-

PATH resource pack with lesson plans, posters, student journals, as well as access to an online teacher’s portal containing digital resources to assist with lessons.

How much does it cost?
The workshop is completely free.

Why do schools need Y-PATH PE 4 ME?
• Y-PATH PE 4 Me is the only programme of its kind in Ireland
• Acknowledged by the PDST, UCC and Sport Ireland
• Fits into wellbeing curriculum, highlighting wellbeing indicators involved in each lesson
• Uses a whole school approach with elements for students, teachers and parents
• Adapts current practice to allow engagement of all pupils within PE class
• Designed by teachers for teachers
• Evidence based on the needs of Irish children, backed by 8 years of research
• Does not require any major equipment to run lessons
• Emphasis on fundamental movement skills and physical literacy
• Aims to reduce the age-related decline in physical activity common among post primary school age students
• Focuses on empowerment, motivation and confidence
• Gives students the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities they enjoy

If you have any further questions, contact the schools team on (01) 6685001 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Course Details

Course Date 13-05-2019 5:00 pm
Course End Date 13-05-2019 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 09-04-2019
Capacity 25
Available place 22
Cut off date 13-05-2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Location Monaghan Education Centre

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Monaghan Education Centre,
Knockaconny,
Armagh Road,
Monaghan,
Co. Monaghan.

  • Phone:+353 (0)47 74000
  • Fax:+353 (0)47 74010
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How can I book myself on a course?

Please note it is essential to register on this website first in order to book your place on our courses.

When registering please use your personal email rather the school email.

Once registered check your email and look out for the email "Monaghan Education Centre CPD Courses - Your details"

You can then login using your email address or username and password and book your course.

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