Podcast 21: How Can We Encourage Girls To Play Sports?

Joshua McGovernJoshua McGovern has been working with Teacher Toolkit since March 2018. He is responsible for our Soundcloud and iTunes channels and is the production manager for podcasts. He has a degree in Music Production and is a graduate of Leeds Beckett University. Aside from working… Read more about Joshua McGovernHow can we encourage girls to play traditionally male-dominated sports?Our 12th and 13th interview for the 100 Women series is with Daisy Gardner and Becky Kenneally, teachers at The Piggott School. Becky is a PE teacher, Head of Year 9 and shares the role as head of Key Stage 3. Daisy Gardner is also a PE teacher and Head of Year 7.In this episode, you can hear Becky, Daisy and Teacher Toolkit editor, Holly Gardner:express the value of having passionate sportspeople teaching young girlshumbly tell of their sporting accolades and career highlightsdescribe the challenges they faced playing male-dominated sports and the behaviour of young boys in classhighlight the importance of delegation, in managing your own time in a leadership roleshare their behaviour management tipsdiscuss how bonding with students outside of class can reduce behavioural issues in studentsname their 4 female role models and why they are such positive influences on female body image.Holly says: “This podcast is full of practical tips and advice – from behaviour management, workload, managing a middle leadership role and how to be a strong woman! Don’t miss it!” https://www.teachertoolkit.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Podcast-21-Daisy-Becky-100-Women.mp3 You can follow Daisy on Twitter here and Becky on Twitter here.Related

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