The autism spectrum disorders are a set of different neurodevelopmental disorders linked to abnormal brain maturation that already begins in the foetal stage , long before the birth of the child. The disorder occurs in a very variable way from case to case, but in general it is characterized by impaired communication and social interaction and the presence of restricted … Continue reading What is Autism:
ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a behavioural disorder that primarily affects school-aged children. People diagnosed with ADHD in most cases are hyperactive and unable to control their behaviour, impulses, have difficulty concentrating and paying attention. These behaviours interfere with school, work, home life and social relationships. WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES FACED BY PEOPLE … Continue reading WHAT IS ADHD?
Peter Beacock U1870857 Introduction Today in the global world “Employability skills” are increasingly becoming just as important and valued to employers as educational achievements (Crossman,J, 2010). The fast-paced changing global market strategies are constantly developing, redesigning today’s multi-cultural labour force, developing, reshaping, and growing as new technologies are discovered and implemented within organisations (Crossman, J, … Continue reading Does the Inclusion of Martial Arts within Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Mobility Programmes have a positive outcome for future Employability?
Kingston Wadokai Grading weekend Karate has also been shown to improve a person's emotional well-being(Shutterstock) We are all aware that exercise generally has many benefits, such as improving fitness and strength. But what do we know about the effects of specific types of exercise? Researchers have already shown that jogging can increase life expectancy, for example, while … Continue reading ” MARTIAL ARTS ENHANCE THE FACULTY OF THE BRAIN, BENEFITS FOR ALL AGES – IMPROVES ATTENTION – REDUCES AGGRESSIVITY – MORE STRESS MANAGEMENT – IMPROVES EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING – IMPROVES MEMORY “
Kingston Wadokai and South Africa Wadokai Both your mind and your body could benefit from this type of activity Martial arts require a good level of physical strength, but those who start training must also develop an incredible amount of mental acuity. Mental strength is so important to martial arts that researchers have found that … Continue reading MARTIAL ARTS MAY IMPROVE YOUR LONG-TERM ATTENTION, ACCORDING TO NEW STUDY
A fifth of young people in the UK have been bullied in the past 12 months, an annual report has found. Three out of four people who were bullied said it affected their mental health and nearly half became depressed as a result, according to the study by charity Ditch the Label. These figures were almost … Continue reading BUT WHAT IS BULLYING?
Taking a more detailed investigation to my specialism area of teaching the vulnerable and those disengaged from society through using sport as a tool. We would soon discover a field full of richness and diversity covering a whole range topics and teaching approaches required to enable me to meet the needs of those furthest away … Continue reading Subject specialist pedagogy and pedagogic content knowledge
My name is Job Magagula, I reside and train in South Africa. I first came aware of Wadokai karate back in 1984 when I commenced training sessions with Sensei Simon Jele. Sensei Jele was a former student of Sensei Jan Bujack. Bujack left South Africa in 1978 having lived there for 6 years, but during … Continue reading Wadokai South Africa
I believe the stem of all solutions come from education. For instance, if you are trying to catch a fish, it is easier if you are taught. When you have learnt a skill, it will be then passed onto the future generations. Each generation has their own problems which they solve, they master and then … Continue reading Andrew Beacock: Morphing into a teacher
Breaking down the Barriers Within this short blog, I will attempt to provide a brief, philosophical reflection drawing upon Boud, Keogh and Walker (Boud, Keogh & Walker, 1985), in addressing emotions and recapturing, evaluating experiences of my supportive role as a mentor in co-teaching. The basis of this will be provided with an example with … Continue reading Supporting, Co-Teaching and Mentoring young people with Autism and Anxiety in Teaching.