TOPs - Creation of Modern Educational Technology in Physical Education
TOPs is a joint project of British Council, Ministry of Education and Sport for Development Public Union in Azerbaijan. The aim of the project is to equip physical education teachers with new skills on modern educational technologies in physical education and to create an advantageous environment for the development of learners’ physical skills by creating opportunities for the protection of their physical and psychological health conditions at secondary schools.
The first pilot project was implemented by Sport for Development Public Union during December- May 2014 at three general education schools (#138, #269, and #220). Expert from Youth Sport Trust UK conducted five-day professional training sessions on TOPs methodology for 25 physical education teachers.
Festivals and open door classes with the participation of around 3000 students, teachers and parents were conducted within the first pilot project. In addition, a practical study guide for teaching TOPs methodology was prepared based on the state study program on physical education to be used during physical education lessons.