APPEC offers a variety of preconference activities on 15 and/or 16 November prior to the main conference. Some of these pre-conference activities provide you with certification, so this is the perfect opportunity for you to develop your skill set and to enhance your resume.

This course is designed to introduce physical education and sports teachers to the fundamental concepts and training principles of parkour for use in a managed school setting.

Completion of this course certifies a physical education teacher to incorporate elements of parkour training into a rounded and regular physical education curriculum as part of the Parkour For Schools Programme.

Learn how to insert yoga movement breaks and activities into your PhysEd class or as part of a coaching program. Gecko Yoga is the first internationally accredited Children’s Yoga Teacher Training school in Hong Kong.

This will cover taping and strapping skills and will allow PE Teachers, Sports Teachers, and Coaches, to identify the best way to stabilize a joint using the most appropriate taping technique. “Sport with the Young Athlete” will explore the differences between adolescent injuries and adult injuries and review how early diagnosis can help in avoiding life long complications. The course will also cover managing suspected Concussion as a PE, Sports teacher or Coach.

In this fast paced, hands on workshop PE Teachers will explore tools that improve efficiency, assessment and finally explore the use of social media to become a “connected PE teacher”.

Interested in taking your PhysEd class outside the confines of your school? Or are you interested in supporting systemic change towards sustainable principles & practices? Outward Bound helps you develop leadership and judgement abilities. Be sure to mention these courses to your colleagues at your school who are also involved in outdoor trips.

In this full day pre-con, participants will be guided through the process of creating a comprehensive, skills-based Health & Wellness curriculum that can be applicable for grades K-12 and adapted to align with any set of standards or curricular framework. Participants will leave with ready to use resources, projects and unit plans, as well as proactive solutions