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2022 PHE Virtual National Conference

The 2022 PHE Virtual National Conference offers 35+ live and recorded sessions, presented by PHE champions and sector leaders, that will help you continue to gain confidence, practical teaching tools, and innovative ideas to improve your teaching of physical and health education, now and beyond the current educational context.

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2022 Physical and Health Education Virtual National Conference will feature two types of presentations: live Spotlight sessions and on-Demand Champion Track sessions.

On-Demand Champion Track sessions are presented by PHE Champions. Join us to learn more about most pressing PHE topics, wise practices, new research findings, practical teaching tools and resources.

Strand: Physical Education / Physical Literacy

Incorporating Disc Golf Effectively into your Phys. Ed. Program
Tyler McGurry | Disc Golf Manitoba's Education Committee
Oakbank, Manitoba

Refresh Your PE - Great Activities to Support Skill Development K-3
Lynn Dawson | Henry Hudson Elementary, Vancouver School District
North Vancouver, British Columbia

Physical Education: Creating the Foundation for Life Long Active Learning
Reg Leidl | PHE Saskatchewan
Esterhazy, Saskatchewan

Choosing Abundant Life and 40+ Great Gopher Activities
John Byl | Gopher Sport
Ancaster, Ontario

Democratic Approaches to Meaningful Physical Education 
Ty Riddick | Strathcona-Tweedsmuir School
Okotoks, Alberta

Strand: Health Education / Health Literacy

ABCs of Youth Substance Use
Cindy Andrew, Alain Arbour | Bunyaad Public Affairs
Victoria, British Columbia

It's Complicated: Preventing Teen Dating Violence and Building Relationship Skills
Ceara McIntyre, Léa Gareau | Planned Parenthood Ottawa (PPO)
Ottawa, Ontario

Effective Personal Safety Education: Making the Connection Between the Issue of Child Victimization and Prevention Education
Karyn Kibsey | Canadian Centre for Child Protection
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Strand: Assessment

Meaningful Assessment in Physical Education
Nathan Horne | Meadowridge School
Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Strand: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Panel Discussion: Steps Towards Inclusion - Building Physical Literacy for EveryBODY 
Andrea Haefele (Ophea), Laura Seckington (Special Education Teacher), Aneka Porter (Child & Youth Worker)
Toronto, Ontario

Promoting Inclusion, Accessibility, and Quality Participation on the Playground
Jennifer Leo, Dr. Kelly Arbour Nicitopoulos, Carrie Millar | The Steadward Centre
Edmonton, Alberta

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) - Opportunities for All Students to Succeed
Marcus Down | United Nations International School of Hanoi
Hanoi, Vietnam

Addressing Anti-Asian Racism in PHE and School Sport
George Kourtis, Melvin Lowe | Toronto District School Board
Richmond Hill, Ontario

Critical Action Research: How One School Community Lives Out the TRC Calls to Action
Brandon Needham | Good Spirit School Division/ University of Regina
Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Strand: School-Wide Physical Activity

BOKS Junior Leadership: Creating a Sustainable Movement Initiative
Shannon MacMillan | BOKS (Build Our Kids' Success)
Calgary, Alberta

School-Related Sedentary Behaviour Recommendations for School Aged Children and Youth
Travis Saunders | University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Rookie Rugby: Non-contact Rugby Programming for Youth
Ryan Jones | Rugby Canada
Victoria, Ontario

To view descriptions of the live Spotlight sessions, please click here.