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This year the Institute of Swimming has joined the Swim England Learn to Swim team to provide free workshops as part of their Roadshow. Swim England’s Swim School Roadshows’ are free regional events for swim schools, teachers and operators delivering the Learn to Swim Programme and school swimming. These convenient half-day events take place in a number of locations across the country and are a great opportunity to meet key individuals
Swim England and the Institute of Swimming have created a free online resource, ‘Mobile Devices in Swimming Lessons’, to support the growing trend towards mobile devices and apps being used by teachers to manage Learn to Swim programmes. Rebecca Cox, Managing Director of the Institute of Swimming said: “Online technology in the leisure sector is increasingly replacing the traditional clipboard and pen. This free interactive resource
Swim England Qualifications has launched a new video, showcasing the experiences of real swim teachers. The video highlights the rewards of teaching swimming and the benefits of qualifying with Swim England Qualifications. https://youtu.be/uIZSRrBvj9A Simon Stevens, Head of Swim England Qualifications, said: “Our new video shows why 10,000 people gain swim teaching and assistant qualifications with Swim England every
The Institute of Swimming has launched a fresh approach to training in a bid to solve a nationwide demand for teachers – as almost 400,000 people could be missing out on swimming lessons. The Teacher Training Academy, which is now in its second pilot with leisure operator 1Life in Lincolnshire, gives trainee teachers the chance to embark on a career as a swimming teacher for the affordable price of £50. Institute of Swimming Teacher
It was launched on 9 January and it is now even easier and faster to book courses online. The new-look site can be accessed at swimming.org/ios and is mobile-enabled, so you can search, book and complete your learning while on the move. Other features include: Faster and intuitive experience allowing you to find the information you need Search and book courses easily Update your personal profile allowing you to access online
A new agreement between Places Leisure and the Institute of Swimming is set to support more than 116,000 children learning to swim. The partnership will help provide ‘high-quality and fully-qualified’ teachers across the country. The three-year deal will see the Institute of Swimming deliver an aquatic workforce development plan to ensure all teachers are trained to the highest standards. Places Leisure run swimming lessons at more