Towards a Royal College of Teachers
As part of the discussion about the creation of a Royal College of Teaching as an independent professional voice for teachers in England a collection of think pieces has been ...
The Council for Subject Associations
Welcome to the CfSA website
Do you know there is a subject association for you?
Would you like to:
- be up to date in your subject?
- be part of your subject community?
- pursue your own learning?
- have access to dedicated sources of information?
For more information about the subject association members and associate members of CfSA and the services they offer, please click on the Membership section.
If you would like to learn more about the Council for Subject Associations, or indeed subject associations in general please see About Us
Reform of the National Curriculum in England
At a meeting of associations held on 9 April 2013 a clear consensus emerged that if the Government's proposals were implemented as they stand it would be detrimental forEnglish education. This is a curriculum appropriate for the past and not for the present or the future. It is not a curriculum that our children deserve.
Subsequently the Council responded to the Government consultation that closed on 8 August 2013. The response can be downloaded by following the link under 'Latest News' (top right).
Association for Physical Education (afPE)
The Association for Physical Education (afPE) is the only physical education subject association in the UK.
We are committed to being the representative organisation of choice for people and organisations delivering or supporting the delivery of physical education in schools and in the wider community.
Our purpose is to promote and maintain high standards and safe practice in all aspects and at all levels of physical education, influencing developments in physical education at national and local levels.
As the subject association for physical education we provide quality assured services and resources, and valuable professional support for members and the teaching profession through a range of high quality professional development opportunities, regular updates, member journals, advice, insurance cover and dedicated helplines for health & safety and legal advice.
Benefits of membership:
Specialist insurance (£10 million civil liability & personal accident cover) for PE professionalsafPE’s termly journal – Physical Education Matters (the full archive is available to view within the members’ area of the afPE website)Monthly e-Newsletter, text messaging service and regular updates/newsflashes keeping members up-to-date on the latest developments within the subjectExpert advice & support relating to: Health & Safety, Dedicated Legal Advice Hotline (24/7), Safeguarding, Employment Advice, Career Advice, Pre/Post Ofsted InspectionsAccess to ‘afPE Rewards’, a new benefit scheme exclusively for members which provides discounts, cashback and cost savings off a wide range of personal lifestyle and work related opportunitiesUp to 30% off accredited Professional Learning, Publications and ResourcesAccess to the members’ area on the afPE website which includes a wide range of useful downloads, updates and access to the Physical Education Matters archiveProfessional recognition through the afPE awards processOpportunities to represent the profession through the Home Countries & English Regions, Policy Advisory Group & afPE BoardOpportunity to purchase afPE’s internationally peer reviewed journal, Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy at a discounted rate