Active Future Programme – Week 8 – The Graduation

YouthOnTheMOVE Ireland

From shaneodonnellblog Last week I was in Sao Paulo, Brazil at Seminario Internacional MOVE Brasil, presenting the Active Future Programme to those in attendance. The conference was an amazing opportunity to meet some Latin American Youth on the MOVE participants and share ideas on how to continue to grow the MOVEment. To talk with and see how […]

It was time to celebrate Human Rights Day! But why do human rights matter to sport and physical activity?

NowWeMOVE Human Rights

By Alessandra Texeira   Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December. The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), on 10 December, 1958. The UDHR was the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the […]

Forget the fear, take a step and find your MOVE

YouthOnTheMOVE NowWeMOVE

By Eva Ribridova For more than 10 years I have been working as a volunteer for ISCA member the Czech Sokol Organisation, in a small unit called Sokol Branik I in Prague. I am a sport for all trainer and I work with children aged between 5 and 14 years. My aim is to find […]

Active Future Programme – Week 7 -Dodgeball, Sexual Health & Step Plans

YouthontheMOVE ireland

Extract from shaneodonnellblog It was the penultimate week here at the Active Future Programme and the Sports Science students delivered two excellent sessions as always. This week (5th December) I fly out Brazil to present at Seminario MOVE. I was invited to this conference to give an overview of the Active Future Programme and my experience […]

“In my Zumba class I didn’t see disability but ABILITY to be spontaneous, open and free”

NowWeMOVE Special Olympics

NowWeMOVE celebrates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities Isotta Rossoni is passionate about social causes and has volunteered for various NGOs in Italy, the UK and Malta.  In her spare time, Isotta loves to exercise and keep fit by running, practicing pilates and yoga and teaching Zumba. She believes not only that sport should be […]

One-minute inspiring stories: Jessica Romeo

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Discover our new blog section: “One inspiring story to read in one minute”. The concept is simple: in our busy and demanding lives, we don’t have much time to spend on reading stories that could change our lives. But what if they only took one minute to read? That’s why we have started a new, […]

Active Future Programme – Week 6 – Safe Gym Use, Smoking & Importance of Sleep & Problem Solving

YouthOnTheMOVE Ireland

Extract from shaneodonnellblog Week 5 of the Active Future Programme had a different approach to the normal structure. At the beginning of the programme participants were asked to list the courses in the college that they might be interested in studying. These ranged from Sports Science to Media Production, Bioforensics to Engineering and more. Based on […]

One-minute inspiring stories: Debbie Rodrigues

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Discover our new blog section: “One inspiring story to read in one minute”. The concept is simple: in our busy and demanding lives, we don’t have much time to spend on reading stories that could change our lives. But what if they only took one minute to read? That’s why we have started a new, […]

Charlene’s final project to beat Malta’s inactivity problem

NowWeMOVE Malta

Malta ranked in the top positions – this should be a positive statement, but unfortunately knowing that it refers to obesity[1] and physical inactivity it is not. This is alarming to many stakeholders in the country.  Maltese people do not exercise regularly to various reasons which are resulting in an increase to the obesity problem. […]

Positive Steps towards more physical activity in Malta

NowWeMOVE Malta

Charlene Attard is a physical education teacher from Malta whose participation in the Youth on the MOVE project sparked some now project ideas of her own. Now she is working on a string of activities with partners including SportMalta and as a NowWeMOVE campaign MOVE Agent. And all this has happened over the course of […]