Our guest's Twitter bio reads: "Ph.D. in pleasure. Yes, you read that correctly. Board Director Physical Education New Zealand. Lecturer. Volunteer. Educator. Doing some cool projects. Cheeky." Dr. Susie Stevens is all of these things and more. This episode was one of the most fun I have ever recorded. Alongside the laughs come some pretty deep and insightful messages around changing the way that we look at teaching physical education.
Supporting the Physical Education Community with Susie Stevens
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A great episode for you this week, with Susie Stevens joining me to discuss all things relating to her recent appointment as President of Physical Education New Zealand. As well as covering governance in depth, Susie shares with us across a number of other domains she is involved in. Susie is an extremely knowledgeable individual who gives so much to the community and spaces she works in.--Dr Susannah Stevens (Susie) works at the University of Canterbury and has just been seconded into a new strategic role. This platform, a Knowledge Commons, is tasked with bringing together the collective knowledge, skills, mana, networks and resources of partners to support the well-being and growth of Ōtautahi Christchurch. Working with the Ministry of Education, Canterbury District Health Board, Police, Chamber of Commerce, Ngāi Tahu Research Centre, The Press, Christchurch New Zealand and the City Council, this platform has audacious ambitions to make a difference.Prior to this, she managed a Research Institute for Child Well-being. She teaches the Graduate Diploma of Physical Education at UC, and is the President of Physical Education New Zealand. Susie loves learning, researching and challenging her thinking. She is currently part of funded research teams in the areas of well-being, movement, and Māori flourishing. Susie is actively involved with international organisations such as the Foundation of Global Community Health and the International Olympic Academy, and works hard to promote all things NZ PE on the global stage. Equally important, she has two boys, Mr9 and Mr6 who she has a tonne of fun with.Follow Susie on Twitter.
This was so much fun! We discuss the importance of EDUCATION in Physical Education and different ways to reach students. This is a crucial time to remember how to implement #EinPE. Susie teaches at the University of Canterbury and also works for PENZ. Such a fun show, you must listen. PENZ WEBSITE: https://penz.org.nz/ Imagination Blog Susie Referred to: https://patrickhughes3.wixsite.com/coachpatchat/post/imagination-play-let-s-wonder
If you are after a slice of fun, energy and play, then that's precisely what you will get from today's episode with the fantastic Susie Stevens. I had the pleasure of meeting Susie in person a few weeks ago when we were running gamification workshops in Christchurch. Susie seriously impressed me then and has brought her A game along for today's podcast. This would have to be one of the most exciting episodes I have ever recorded, and that's because Susie is full of class, passion and severe energy. You are in for an epic treat today. Twitter @susiestevens
In the final episode for 2017 I had the pleasure of catching up with Susie Stevens who is the Lead Subject Advisor for Physical Education New Zealand. If you haven't met Susie before, she is a vibrant and very animated educator who is super passionate about all things movement and PE related. Susie shares a lot during this episode and discusses a number of topics in considerable detail. We hear about her time at the International Olympic Academy, thoughts on technology in PE, the current state of our profession, upcoming conferences, the role of PENZ, and also a bit of a review of what she has been involved with this year.Susie can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can hit her up on Twitter @susierstevens, and don't forget to check out the PENZ website for more information, news and updates.