Development program for early adopters

This is a project where leaders (all categories) who have embraced physical literacy got help to develop new activities or environments in their operations – a process with physical literacy as a compass.

Leaders, non-profit and professionals, from ten different organizations / activities in the region of Västerbotten participated in the program. They all share the vision of a society where everyone has the same right to be active and they are “early adopters” of physical literacy. They were given the opportunity, with the support of advisers and educators, to develop ideas that contribute to more people increasing their ability, motivation and opportunity to move. They also got the opportunity to exchange experiences with each other, the opportunity for in-depth knowledge of physical literacy and the opportunity to spread their new ideas and solutions. The program consisted of joint meetings, individual meetings with facilitators, own development-work and efforts to spread the new solutions.

Participants 2021

Föreningen 4K (club for seniors)
BrittInger Ärlebro

Sports administration office, City of  Stockholm
Karolina Eriksson och Pia Felldin

Kaaos Kaamos Academy / Kulturskolan i Umeå
Erik Glas

Mariehems Health care center
Elin Thelberg

Frida Halvarsson, Sari Åkerdal och Ingrid Sandström

Nordmaling municipality
Paula Quinones

Sara Åhman

Täfteå IK
Mathias Strandgren

Umeå Orienteringsklubb
Maria Ahnlund


Facilitator – Grim Jernudd
Project manager- Tom Englén
Projektgrupp – representatives from Regional Sports Federation in Västerbotten, Umeå municipality and Region Västerbotten.


March 15th: Kick-off

March 16th – April 18th: Individual work

April 19th: Joint reconciliation 
– Exchange of experience from the initial work.
– Physical literacy, methods and guidelines for practical application.

April 20th – June 1st: Individual work

June 2nd: Joint reconciliation
– Exchange of experience from the work with development stages 1-4.

June 21st:  Presentations and workshops 
– All participants meet, present their ideas / plans and exchange experiences.

June – September: communicate and inspire
– The ideas and solutions are documented and published by the  project partners. 

Summary of the project 2021 – click here >

Summary of the project 2020 – click here >

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