Active for Life: Physical Education in Newfoundland and Labrador is a comprehensive physical education resource for students. The resource matches up with all the curriculum outcomes for high school physical education. Through the Active for Life student resource, students will learn not only that they should be active, but why they should be active and how they can become active.
- The Active for Life student resource captures the knowledge associated with physical education theory and principles. It is not enough simply to direct students to be active, they need also to grasp the principles underlying physical activity.
- The Active for Life student resource was designed by teachers across the province, with students across the province, for students across the province. It reflects the experiences of teachers and students in Newfoundland and Labrador today.
- The Active for Life student resource is being supported by extensive teacher training and in-service.
There have already been in-services for PE teachers and others are being planned, so that teachers are ready to run with the resource. More than ever, students need to know the “why” of physical activity and the “how.” By providing all students with a high-quality physical education resource, the province of Newfoundland and Labrador is paving the way for the rest of Canada, a path other province are sure to follow.