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Disability Inclusion Training

This workshop is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and ideas on how to adapt and modify your sport, physical activity or physical education sessions to make them more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities.

Attendees will be engaged through interactive group work, theory content and will be introduced to adaptation tools which will be applied to a variety of games and activities on how to make these inclusive for all ability groups.

On completion of the workshop all participants will receive a Cara Certificate of Attendance endorsed by Sport Ireland, a resource manual and a games booklet full of fun inclusive activities.

For further details on the course click here.

To register for a course in Kildare email pshealy@kildarecoco.ie

Buntus

Buntús Start is a comprehensive physical activity programme for children aged 2-5 years old.  It has been designed for use in pre-school settings so that pre-school and playgroup leaders can provide a wide range of learning opportunities for young children to develop their fundamental motor skills, manipulative skills, co-ordination and balancing skills and develop a positive attitude to physical activity.

 Buntús Start helps adults working with children to establish positive attitudes to activity and a healthy lifestyle through enjoyable activity with children.  Buntús Start offers a combination of adult-initiated and child-led activities and enables adults to choose and plan appropriate activities as well as giving children opportunities to freely select and explore. 

 Buntús Start offers a wealth of physical learning opportunities to enable children realise their potential and to become active and independent learners through play.  Buntús Start activities help children’s learning in other curriculum areas by supporting and developing the following:

 

  • Personal, social and emotional well being

  • Social and creative skills

  • Attention skills and persistence

  • Language and communication

  • Reading, writing and maths

  • Knowledge and understanding of the world

To register for a Buntus course in Kildare email ksp@kildarecoco.ie

 

Active Leadership


Introduction

  • The award is designed to provide trained, knowledgeable and enthusiastic community based physical activity leaders
  • Leaders will be equipped to work in a wide range of locations including local clubs, community groups, workplaces, community centres and sports' clubs
  • Leaders will aim to increase participation rates in physical activity in a variety of practical ways:
  • Encourage a wide range of people, such as friends, colleagues and contacts to take up active leisure pursuits
  • Apply their knowledge and skills to plan, organise and lead safe, enjoyable activity sessions with small groups
  • Assist in the planning, organising and running of community sports days

 Aims of the Course

  • The intended outcome is that the trainee leader will be competent and confident in taking charge of a group for physical activity sessions. Specifically, the successful leader will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to plan, organise and lead physical activity sessions within their own group setting
  • The training courses are organised at local level by Local Sports Partnership

To register for an Active Leadership course in Kildare email ksp@kildarecoco.ie