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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
Mum-of-two Meghan Hawash explains how a change in career led to her dream job. I’m sure everyone has that feeling sometime in their employment life that they’re stuck in a dead-end career, with very few prospects and no job satisfaction. I certainly did. I was hardly enjoying working in retail and when I had my second child, I decided I needed a change in direction. It was then that I noticed an advert on social media offering a
One of the country’s leading leisure operators is aiming to grow a new wave of swimming teachers after teaming up with the Institute of Swimming. Following a successful pilot scheme, David Lloyd Clubs are to roll out the ‘Grow Your Own’ training model – developed by the Institute of Swimming – across the country. The programme means the Institute of Swimming’s Level 1 Blended Learning Course and Level 2 Teaching Swimming Course
The Institute of Swimming is in the running for a national award which recognises excellence in coaching. It has been named as a finalist in the UK Coaching – Transforming Coaching Through Technology Award for its blended learning courses. The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony at London’s Honourable Artillery Company on Thursday 29 November. Around 70% of Swim England coaches qualifying this year chose a