ICSSPE Welcomes 3 New Members

ICSSPE Membership
10/02/2020 14:05

At its last meeting on 1st of September the ICSSPE Executive Board approved the membership applications of three academic institutions and organisations. ICSSPE is pleased to welcome:



Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education from Thiruvananthapuram, India

The Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education (LNCPE), Kariavattom, P. O Thiruvananthapuram belongs to the academic wing of the Sports Authority of India (SAI). The college came into existence in 1985 and is affiliated to the University of Kerala. It it aims to serve as a model institute for teacher training by offering undergraduate and post-graduate/research courses. LNCPE’s objectives are to prepare highly competent and skilled leaders in the field of physical education and sport, to serve as a Centre of Excellence for research in physical education and allied areas, to provide technical, professional and academic leadership to other institutions of physical education, to provide vocational guidance and placement services to the people in the field, and to develop and promote programmes of mass physical activity.



National University of Physical Education and Sports from Bucharest, Romania

The National University of Physical Education and Sports (UNEFS) in Bucharest is the first higher education institution for the training of physical education teachers in Romania. The courses began on 1 December 1922. In June 2018, the UNEFS celebrated 95 years of uninterrupted activity. Throughout this period, great athletes, honoured coaches, successful managers and businessmen in various areas, people with responsible positions, institution leaders and sport ambassadors of Romania, studied, trained or completed their training in this institution.



Sport Matters from Sydney, Australia

Sport Matters was founded in 2011 with the aim to make a positive and long-lasting impact on development in Australia and developing countries with a focus on the Pacific, Asia and Africa. Sport Matters’ vision is a world with ‘More Sport and Less Poverty’. The NGO has delivered sport for development projects in many developing country contexts including: Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Fiji, Laos, South Africa, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. Members offers technical assistance to governments, civil society organisations, sport federations and other partners, and work closely with a range of partners and key stakeholders in the Pacific to raise the profile of sport as a public policy priority, and build the capacity of civil society organisations to engage and influence regional policy.



ICSSPE will introduce the new members in these and the following News.