PE teachers receive football education

The Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) is running a project aimed at strengthening the football knowledge of secondary school PE teachers.

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From 13 to 15 February, the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) held a seminar at its headquarters to improve the football knowledge of secondary school PE teachers.

The seminar, which was organised as part of a special project supported by the AFFA and the Azerbaijani ministry of education, was attended by teachers from schools in Baku, Gusar, Shaki, Ismayilli, Lankaran and Ganja.

The main aims of the project are to promote healthy lifestyles among pupils, to further physical education teachers’ professional development by improving their football-specific knowledge and experience, to improve pupils’ knowledge of the sport (e.g. as regards the Laws of the Game), to promote fair play and to identify talented children.

This article originally appeared in UEFA Direct No166