Niall Statham is a member of the Senior Leadership Team at Hartland International School Dubai and Head of Whole School PE. A former UAE Rugby 7s and 15s captain, he now spends his days ushering in the next generation of athletes. His key area of interest within health and wellbeing is driving participation within youth sport and exercises, helping people build a lifelong positive association with sport. Niall has also served as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Dubai Affiliated School Sports Association and has been a serving committee member for over 5 years.
14 November 2021 | 16:00 - 16:20 | English | The Role of Physical Education and Sport Developing Our Students
A talk about the growing importance of physical and sport in the modern school curriculum and why as society changes and evolves, time in physical education lessons should not be compromised.
15 November 2021 | 10:15 - 10:45 | English | PE to SLT - The Journey from Middle Leadership to Senior Leadership
Reflections from two senior leaders who have made the move from Head of PE to SLT within the last four years. A reflection on what would have been good to know before, what helped us before starting, and what lessons could only be learned the hard way.