The Physical and Health Educators of Manitoba are affiliated with the Manitoba Teacher’s Society as a special area group. PHE Manitoba is an educational and professional organization which is dedicated to serve physical and health education in Manitoba Schools.
Vision Active Kids…Healthy Future
Mission The Physical and Health Educators of Manitoba provides health and physical education teachers with resources, leadership, encouragement and recognition for the delivery of quality programs and practices.
Objectives To promote and advance the teaching of physical and health education in Manitoba schools; To protect the identity and importance of physical and health education in Manitoba schools and react to all matters affecting the image of physical and health education in Manitoba through The Manitoba Teachers’ Society; To foster a closer personal and professional relationship among physical and health education teachers; To further in-service training of teachers of physical and health education at all levels of the school system; To disseminate information about current physical health education developments;
Goals Every school provides a quality daily Physical and Health Education program for every student, every year. Graduates from our schools are indeed “physically and health educated” in that they form a society which is known for its active lifestyle. All physical education programs are taught by qualified physical education specialists. School boards and the provincial government provide the necessary leadership and financial support to the physical and health education, intramural, and interscholastic programs. To promote continued and improved relationships with all affiliated agencies who are associated with physical and health education; To promote quality daily physical education.
Definition of Physical and Health Education: Physical and Health education is a curriculum-based subject; a carefully planned program of instruction that incorporates physical and health activities and learning experiences that are developmentally appropriate and sequential; designed to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes that promote an active healthy lifestyle.