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CoachLearn makes an impact at the European Network for Sport Education Forum 2015: this path did lead to Rome

CoachLearn makes an impact at the European Network for Sport Education Forum 2015: this path did lead to Rome

CoachLearn Project Coordinator, Sergio Lara-Bercial (Leeds Beckett University) and working group members Dr Ladislav Petrovic (International Council for Coaching Excellence) and Dr Kirsi Hämäläinen (Haaga Helia University) were invited to present at a sport coaching symposium organised by the European Coaching Council during the European Network for Sport Education (formerly ENSSEE) Forum 2015 in the beautiful city of Rome. The Forum was hosted by the Universitá Foro Italico di Rome and the...

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CoachLearn Conference Shines in Finland’s Fine Weather

CoachLearn Conference Shines in Finland’s Fine Weather

The CoachLearn team travelled to Haaga-Helia University in Vierumaki, Finland, the last week of August 2015 to deliver the first multiplier event of the Erasmus+ funded project. CoachLearn was greeted by an unusual heatwave by Nordic standards which was welcome by all delegates and made enjoying the plush natural environment a total delight. The event coincided with the International Council for Coaching Excellence’s biennial Global Coach Conference which brought together over 400 delegates...

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Coaching Researchers meet in Finland for ICCE Research Fair 2015

Preceding the ICCE Global Coach Conference 2015, coaches, coach developers, and researchers were invited to the ICCE Research Fair during 21-22 August to promote collaboration and understanding.  The Research Fair incorporated Master Classes on the first day, and Research-focused Forums on the second. Master Classes included ‘Good practice principles for performer development systems’ – Julian North and Sergio Lara-Bercial (Leeds Beckett University); ‘Why coaches coach the way they do:...

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10th ICCE Global Coach Conference 2015 – presentations available

The 10th ICCE Global Coach Conference was hosted in Finland by Vierumäki, the Sport Institute of Finland, in co-operation with the Finnish Olympic Committee and the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.  The theme of the conference was ‘Coach and Athlete Empowerment: a winning combination’, and was attended by approximately 400 delegates.  These attendees were from Africa, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary,...

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Opportunity to join the ICCE Research Committee

The ICCE Research Committee is seeking a new member to serve a four-year term (2015-2019). The Research Committee acts in an advisory capacity to the ICCE Board with respect to the full range of ICCE and external partner activity in the area of coaching research. To view or download the Call for Applications letter, please click here.

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ICCE General Assembly 2015 – read our report here

ICCE General Assembly 2015 – read our report here

The ICCE General Assembly took place on 24th August 2015 in Finland during the 10th Global Coach Conference, and was attended by ICCE members. The General Assembly minutes will be circulated shortly.  A key document used within the meeting was the ICCE General Assembly 2015 Report, which underlined key activities of the organisation between 2013-2015. The General Assembly 2015 Report can be viewed here. The ICCE Board meeting also took place in Finland on 22nd August.  One of the...

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SPEACH Project presented during the ICCE Global Coach Conference 2015 in Vierumaki, Finland

The 10th ICCE Global Coach Conference was hosted between 23-25 August 2015 in Finland by Vierumäki, the Sport Institute of Finland, in co-operation with the Finnish Olympic Committee and the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.  The theme of the conference was ‘Coach and Athlete Empowerment: a winning combination’, and was attended by 400 delegates comprising Front-line Coaches and Performance Directors; Coach Developers and Coach Education Directors and Coaching Researchers. ...

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International Sport Coaching Framework update at SHAPE America Conference

International Sport Coaching Framework update at SHAPE America Conference

Sergio Lara Bercial last week shared progress on the International Sport Coaching Framework at the SHAPE America 18th Annual National Coaching Conference. The focus of his presentation was to briefly review the main values and principles behind the development of the International Sport Coaching Framework as well as its main components.  He led the delegates through a transcontinental journey showing how the framework, far from being a prescriptive set of rules, has been used, adapted and...

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ICCE and Leeds Beckett University – sports coaching goes global!

ICCE and Leeds Beckett University – sports coaching goes global!

Leeds Beckett University currently serves as an international hub for the ICCE and hosts its Global Coaches Office.  The ICCE and Leeds Beckett University partnership has initiated a number of projects, including work examining coaching networks and learning across the EU and beyond. Work has taken place in Finland, Germany and Poland and has led to some pioneering coaching systems development work.  The team is also working in the USA, China, the Philippines, and Japan among others....

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SCORE project meeting in Brussels

The SCORE project group met in Brussels on 19 May 2015. The meeting focused on agreeing the content of the SCORE toolkit 'Awareness Pack', and a draft Education for Mentors programme.  The meeting started with an update on the EU activities in the field of gender equality and sport by Paola Ottonello from the Sport policy and programme Unit, European Commission.  The toolkit 'Awareness Pack', was discussed in the meeting, and it was decided that it should contain some facts about the...

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