Celebrating 40 years of teaching games for understanding

Ellen-Alyssa Gambles Gambles, Linda Griffin, Shane Pill, David Gutierrez, Alan Ovens, Jeroen Koekoek

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This year brings an important celebration related to games teaching and learning. 2022 marks the 40th anniversary of the Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) model, introduced by David Bunker and Rod Thorpe in their initial 1982 A Model for Teaching of Games in Secondary Schools (Bulletin of Physical Education)...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-20
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Education Matters
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • Physical education
  • Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU)


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