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Report on the 13th FIEP European Congress, 29th FIEP World Congress and FIEP delegates meeting, Istanbul, Turkey, 26th – 29th of September 2018

The 13th FIEP European Congress was held together with 29th FIEP World Congress from 26th – 29th September 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey. Topic of the congress was “Innovative Physical Education and Sport”. Congress was organized by the Marmara University, Hacettepe University and their partners. Special thanks belong to the FIEP national delegate of Turkey and the chair of Organising Committee Giyasettin Demirhan and to all others, who participated on a preparation of this important event. Participants from 33 countries were registered for the congress and presented 130 presentations (oral or posters).

Eight invited symposia were presented by Conseil Européen des Recherches en Éducation Physique et Sportive (CEREPS):

Giyasettin Demirhan (Turkey) was awarded by “Medal of Manuel Gomes Tubino”, Salih Pinar, Levent Ince and Fatih Dervent (Turkey) were awarded by “FIEP Commemorative Medal” edited on occasion of 50th anniversary of Olympic Games in Mexico and Jana Vašíčková (Czech Republic), Rafael Nebot I Villar (Spain), Dana Masaryková (Slovakia) and Ivan Pašič (Serbia) were awarded by “FIEP Europe Thulin Award 2018”. The 5th launch of FIEP Future Leaders program for graduate or doctoral students or young teachers was a part of the congress.

FIEP Delegates Meeting
(27th of September 2018)

FIEP delegates’ meeting was held on 27th September 2018 at the Marmara University. Participants of the meeting were: Manuel Guerrero (Mexico), FIEP World Vice-president for Nord Amerika, Dario Novak (Croatia), FIEP Europe General Secretary, Enric Sebastiani Obrador (Spain – Catalunya) and Airikki Pousi (Finland), FIEP Europe Vice-presidents, Nenad Zivanovic (Serbia), President of FIEP Europe PE and Sport History section, Sergei Ivashchenko (Ukraine), President of FIEP World and Europe Olympic section, Jana Vašíčková (Czech republic), President of FIEP Europe Leisure Activity section and other members of FIEP World Director board and FIEP delegates and assistant national delegates from 30 countries. As a guest was present Uri Schaeffer (Izrael), president of ICSSPE and Djibril Seck, representative of CONFEJES.

1. New FIEP National Delegates (ND), Assistant National Delegates (AND)

During FIEP delegates meeting new FIEP national and assistant national delegates were confirmed, namely:

Switzerland – Uwe PUEHSE (ND), Christian HERMANN (AND)

Sweden – Suzanne LUDVALL (ND), Anna TIDEN (AND)


Moldovia – Elena MOKROUSOV (ND)

Czech Republic – Michal VORLÍČEK (AND)

Montenegro – Jovan GARDAŠEVIĆ (AND)

Portugal – José RIBEIRO (ND)

Turkey – Gunay YILDIZER (AND)

Germany – Sandra HECK (ND)

Sierra Leone - Michael Shamsou MUSTAPHA (ND)

2. Physical Education World-wide Survey

The FIEP Europe General Secretary Dario Novak (Croatia) presented info about 4th Physical Education World-wide Survey that FIEP in cooperation with UNESCO will realize during the next 4 years. He presented a confirmation letter from UNESCO, history of PE world-wide surveys, planned steps for its realization. He informed on creation of the Croatian Cotutelle PhD Scholarship Program (to support PhD scholarships for Croatian applicants who will work with fully on Worldwide PE study) in collaboration with the Macquarie University (Australia). An invitation to be the advisor of the project was accepted by the author of last three surveys, Ken Hardman (Great Britain). FIEP plans to invite other international bodies for cooperation, e.g. ICSSPE, EUPEA, CEREPS, etc.

Approximate time schedule:
2017 – 2018: Comprehensive literature reviews, Comprehensive questionnaire preparation
2019: Distribution of the questionnaire
2020 – 2021: Data analysis and final research report

Dario Novak presented next concrete steps: A final preparation of the forthcoming survey; Experts group creation (within the FIEP itself); Employing 2 full time doctoral student through the Cotutelle and Joint PhD program with University of Zagreb (Croatia) and Macquarie University (Australia); Questionnaires properly translated (available in several languages) and Dissemination of questionnaires when they are ready.

3. FIEP New Leaders Project

Dario Novak, FIEP Europe General Secretary, presented FIEP project “FIEP New Leaders – FNL”. The 5th launch of the FNL program for university students or young teachers was carried out during the congress with an intention to enable young people to interact with broader scientific community and prepare them for involvement in different FIEP managerial positions. 11 leaders from 9 European countries took part in the project, hosted for free (congress fee, accommodation and meals) by the Organizing Committee. They actively participated in the event with their poster presentations. The winner of the poster session, Stefanie Gall (Switzerland) was selected by the committee what secures her the invitation for the next FIEP European congress in 2019 as an FNL.

• FIEP Europe International section:
Name of Section: FIEP Europe New Leaders International Section
President: Gabriela Luptáková (Slovakia)
Vice-presidents: Agustí Castillo Cañiz (Spain – Catalunya) Gunay Yildizer (Turkey)
Seat: FIEP Europe offices in Bratislava, Slovakia

• FNL in position of FIEP national delegates, assistant national delegates:
Spain, Cataluña: Agustí Castillo Cañiz
Greece: Emmanouil Adamakis
Slovakia: Gabriela Luptáková
Czech Republic: Michal Vorlíček
Turkey: Gunay Yildizer
Montenegro: Jovan Gardaševič

• FNL program for 14th FIEP European congress in Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain 27th – 29th of June 2019
1st of November 2018 – call for proposals
15th of February 2019 – deadline for sending proposals to gabriela.luptakova@uniba.sk and dario.novak@kif.hr
15th March 2019 – announcement of successful nominees
June 2019 - 14th FIEP European congress

4. FIEP Europe Thulin Award 2019 - 2020

4th edition of „FIEP Europe Thulin Award“ for years 2019 – 2020 will be organised in 2 categories: „Distinguished Service Award“ and „Young Teacher, Researcher, Coach or Manager“.

1st of November 2018 – call for proposals
30th of January 2019 – deadline for sending proposals to dario.novak@kif.hr with c/c branislav.antala@uniba.sk
1st of February 2019 - 28th of February 2018 – selection of winners by FIEP International Jury
March 2017 – publication of laureates
2019 – awarding during 14st FIEP European congress in Barcelona
2020 – awarding during 15th FIEP European congress in Vierumaki

5. FIEP publications

FIEP Europe is publishing every year one book focused on selected topic. Short history:

• 2010 - Integration and Inclusion in Physical Education

• 2011 - Healthy Active Life Style and Physical Education

• 2012 - Professionals and Volunteers in Physical Education

• 2013 - FIEP – 90 Years of Services for Physical Education

• 2014 - Physical Education – Quality in Management and Teaching

• 2015 - History of Physical Education in Europe (2 tails)

• 2016 - Physical Education and New Technologies

• 2017 - Physical Education in Primary School: Researches – Best Practices - Situation

• 2018 - Physical Education in Secondary School: Researches – Best Practices - Situation

• 2018 - Changes in Childhood and Adolescent - 12th FIEP European congress in Luxembourg

6. FIEP publication 2019 “Physical Education in Early Childhood Education and Care: Researches - Best Practices - Situation”

In 2019 FIEP is planning to published in cooperation with ERASMUS + project LUDUS book “Physical Education in Early Childhood Education and Care: Researches – Best Practices - Situation"
Project coordinators: Branislav Antala and Adriana Kaplánová – Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, Giyasettin Demirhan - Hacettepe University, Turkey, Attilio Carraro - University of Padova, Italy and Cagla Oktar - Sport Volunteers Association;

Sending articles in electronic version to e-mail: kaplanova8@uniba.sk with c/c to branislav.antala@uniba.sk
Language: English or French
Deadline for sending articles: 30th of April, 2019
Planning edition – October 2019

In 2020 FIEP is planning publish book “Physical Education in Universities: Researches – Best Practices - Situation".

7. FIEP International Sections

• FIEP Europe Physical Education and Sport History Section

Activities of FIEP Europe Physical Education and Sport History Section were presented by Nenad Živanovič (Serbia), President of the section:

Journal “Physical Education and Sport through the Centuries" Nenad Živanovic presented the last issue of the international journal “Physical Education and Sport through the Centuries" published in cooperation with 4 Universities in Serbia. He presented call for FIEP national delegates and FIEP members to send articles for n ext issues. On-line version and more info about journal can be found at: http://fiep-serbia.net/en/journal.html.

“History of Table Tennis in Europe” - 2019
In 2018 FIEP Europe Section for History of PE and Sport in cooperation with Faculty of Sports and Physical Education in Leposavič, University of Pristina, published book “Volleyball in Europe”. In 2019 the section plans to publish a book “History of Tennis Table in Europe”. Call for articles will be sent to the delegates end of 2018.

The 6th International Conference “Anthropological and Teo-anthropological Views on Physical Activity from Time of Constantine the Great to Modern Times” will be held in Kopaonik, Serbia, 21th – 22nd of March 2019. E-mail contact: fsfv.congress@pr.ac.rs

New series “FIEP Book” was created in Serbia. As a part of this series was published two books:
Nenad Živanovič at al.: The Beginnings of Sokol Movement in Serbia, Niš 2018
Dejan Milenkovič: Book on futsal in Niš, Niš 2018

8. 14th FIEP European Congress, 30th FIEP World Congress and 2nd Congress of FIEP Catalunya in 2019 – Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain

Augusí Castilo I Caniz, national delegate FIEP Catalunya, had presentation about the next FIEP Congress. The 14th FIEP European Congress together with the 30th FIEP World congress and 2nd Congress of FIEP Catalunya will be held in Barcelona from the 27th to 29th of June 2019. Topic will be “Sport, Physical Education and Performing Arts as Tools of Social Transformation”. Congress website: fiep2019barcelona.com.

Next FIEP delegates meeting will be held in Barcelona during FIEP congress. We would like to invite all FIEP national delegates to participate in the FIEP Congress in Barcelona and ask them to promote the congress in their countries.

9. FIEP Activities in 2019 - 2020

In 2019 and 2020 FIEP is planning these important events:

34th FIEP International Congress; Foz de Iguazu, Brazil; 12th – 16th of January; web: www.congressofiep.com, 70th Anniversary of FIEP in Latin America.
30th FIEP World Congress and 14th FIEP European Congress and 2nd Congress of FIEP Catalunya - Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain, 27th – 29th of June 2019 fiep2019barcelona.com..
+ all annual congresses in Latin America: Cordoba (Argentina), Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), San Louis Potosi (Mexico), Merida (Venezuela), Puerto Montt (Chile) etc.

35th FIEP International Congress; Foz de Iguazu, Brazil; January; web: www.congressofiep.com.
15th FIEP European Congress; Vierumaki, Finland, July - August 2020.
4th FIEP Asia Conference on Physical Education and Sports; Tokyo, Japan; 11st – 12th of September 2020.
+ all annual congresses in Latin America: Cordoba (Argentina), Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia), San Louis Potosi (Mexico), Merida (Venezuela), Puerto Montt (Chile) etc.

FIEP Activities 2019 – 2020

FIEP Bulletin and FIEP Bulletin on-line
FIEP Awards (International Cross of Honour, FIEP Top Brazil, FIEP Europe Thulin Award, Aguila de Oro, FIEP Croatia Award etc.)
FIEP Virtual Television
FIEP Publications
FIEP Houses of Physical Education (Brazil, Mexico)
FIEP Physical Education Teachers without Borders (Latin America)
1st of September – Day of Physical Education Professionals (Brazil)
FIEP Websites and Social Networks (FB, TW)

10. Varia
Branislav Antala (Slovakia), FIEP Europe President

• FIEP has developed a cooperation with CONFEJES. The new FIEP African Francophone Section was established in Dakar, Senegal, 4th - 7th April 2017

FIEP was invited for meetings of CCPFC of CONFEJES. The meetings were held from 4th to 7th April 2017 in Dakar, Senegal. The chair of the new FIEP African Francophone Section will be Morocco and members of board will be: for Central Africa – Cameroun, for West Africa – Senegal and Benin, for Maghreb – Tunisia and for Indian Ocean region - Madagascar. A signature of convention is a result of the cooperation between FIEP and CONFEJES that started in 2015 during the 1st FIEP Afro-European Conference on Physical Education and Sport organized by Institut Royal des Formation des Cadres in Rabat, Morocco.

• FIEP is invited for meetings of CCPFC of CONFEJES. The meetings were held from 22th to 26th October 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. The collaboration will be developed in different areas - research, publications, education of professionals, awarding of personalities and organizations of events.

• FIEP prepares conventions of cooperation with different educational, PE and sport bodies (Universities, Faculties, Teacher organisations etc.) from around the world. Info about all signed conventions will be published in FIEP Bulletin.

Michal Vorlíček (Czech Republic), FIEP New Leader

• Michal Vorlíček proposed to give opportunity to FNL present their works during FIEP congresses not as a poster presentation but as an oral presentation and create special section for FNL oral presentations.

Fedor Sobyanin (Russia), FIEP national delegate

• Fedor Sobyanin presented a proposal to add Russian language as a next working language in FIEP work.

Jovan Gardasevic (Montenegro) (Italy), FIEP assistant national delegate

MSA Dubrovnik 2019 –- the annual International Scientific Conference and the annual Congress of the Montenegrin Sports Academy will be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in 4th – 7th of April, 2019.

16th FIEP European Congress will be held in Montenegro in 2021.

Branislav Antala (Slovakia), FIEP Europe President

FIEP membership fee: Individual and collective members are asked to pay their membership fee. Membership fee is one of the sources for different FIEP activities – books, awards, materials, etc. FIEP Executive Board thanks in advance for payment of membership fee. Here is bank contact and details:

Bank account
for FIEP individual and collective members

Name of account: Dary a granty Fakulta telesnej výchovy a športu UK, BA
Name of bank: Statna pokladnica
Address of bank: Radlinskeho 32, 810 05 Bratislava, Slovakia

IBAN: SK 0281 8000 0000 7000 1502 54

Reason of payment: FIEP + year

Collective members

Eastern, Middle and South Europe: 70, - Euro /year
Western and Nord Europe: 130, - Euro/ year

Individual members:

Eastern, Middle and South Europe: 10, - Euro/year
Western and Nord Europe: 20, - Euro/year

Istanbul, 27th of September 2018                                                         Branislav Antala
FIEP Europe President