“It is not about creating a new game, because they still want to feel that they are playing badminton. Rather, it is about adapting the game badminton to them.”
Emilia stresses the importance of daring to try new things, especially in groups that may appear to be especially vulnerable, like newly arrived immigrants or people with various disabilities.
“You may be overly protective about them, thinking that they are too vulnerable to handle mistakes you might make. Experienced PE teachers here encourage us to talk to the individuals in the group, as they are the experts on how they want to do things. We should let our guard down and stop imagining that we are the experts.”
"I've never regretted my choice, this is great"
Anders Isaksson has been a PE teacher since 1987. He became a teacher to pursue what he thinks is important: to teach and, in the end, to promote public health.