Last February, one of our Shuttle Time Teacher course in Xavier University was attended by more than 40 teacher-participants mostly from Mindanao which is one of the three major islands in Philippines.
During the first day course, participants were challenged to do tasks on understanding barriers affecting badminton in their areas. At the same time, group discussions were encouraged to brainstorm new ideas on strategy in managing large number of children and how to motivate kids to play badminton.
On the second day course, participants had to deliver and experience the activities in the lesson plan. 45-minute were given to the participants to assigned kids with lessons like how they are going to implement in their respective schools.
In the end, the participants were very optimistic and gained confidence that they can deliver the program to their students. Also, they like the flexibility and adaptability of the program to their current situation and culture.
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In June 2018, the Badminton Club of San Luis Gonzaga School from Cartago City, Costa Rica organised their first badminton workshop in the school of “Sacred Heart of Jesus”. The workshop was instructed by 6 girls and 4 boys’ student instructors and they managed to engage with 70 children age
Shuttle Time Samoa: Opportunity for the Community in Savaia
July 2018 exactly marked one year since Samoa launched BWF Shuttle Time programme. BWF Shuttle Time had been an important role in Samoa badminton development and providing opportunities for teachers to learn about badminton and deliver it to the students in their regions. This had spread to
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BWF – UN Badminton For All Project
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Shuttle Time Youth Leadership Award – Pilot Project in New Zealand
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