Search Team Players
I work for Waves for Change as their monitoring, evaluation and learning manager. We are based in Cape Town, South Africa, and use surfing to promote well-being in high-risk children from local impoverished communities. I am interested in novel and participatory approaches to measure impact.
Palestine: Sports for Life
We are a Palestinian NGO working with sports for development. By using sports as a tool we provide Palestinian youth with opportunities for personal and professional development. We focus particulary on life skills and promotion of vocational education through specially designed sports activities.
Through the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, I seek to “Uncover the World’s Game” by exploring the impact that soccer/football with education has on the development of young people. In order to do this, I have asked to volunteer with and learn from several football-based communities in Africa, Europe, and Asia – including Ubuntu Football Academy (South Africa), Right To Dream Academy (Ghana), OSCAR Foundation (India).
Tim is a Teacher and Researcher at Plymouth University (UK) where he works within Primary Physical Education. Previously he worked for five years as a Senior Lecturer, Early Years/ Primary (F-10) 'Health & Physical Education' in the Faculty of Education at Monash University (Australia). Tim has fifteen years teaching experience as a classroom teacher (Queensland, Australia), Head of Foundation Stage and Key Stage One (English International School, Qatar) and Health and Physical Education specialist teacher (Queensland, Australia), in various school communities and education systems. This is his eighth year working full time as a teacher/researcher in higher education.