PSD partnered with the ITTF Foundation to develop a ‘Table Tennis for Development’ (TT4D) Handbook, as part of the ITTF Foundation’s ongoing collaboration with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ). The handbook is for coaches and young people demonstrating exercises, sessions and case studies using table tennis for contextualised social development outcomes such as health, education, gender equality and life skills training.
Duration: August 2022 - September 2022
PSD has created a training program for the member organizations of Girls Not Brides (GNB), to train youth workers from organizations on using sport-based initiatives to tackle gender stereotypes. Workshops will be held in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand for GNB’s member organizations from these states.
Duration: January 2022 - Ongoing
PSD has partnered with the Milaan Foundation, a human rights-based organization, for their project on changing narratives that perpetuate violence against young women and girls in public spaces in rural India, to design a curriculum which uses sport to combat gender-based violence, champion human rights and develop soft skills.
Duration: September 2021 - December 2021
PSD produced an online resource "Sport Against Gender Inequality (SAGI)" in collaboration with the Martha Farrell Foundation (MFF) and the Commonwealth Secretariat. The SAGI online resource was designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to ensure availability of online sport for development resources to practitioners. SAGI aligns with the UN Sustainable Development Agenda, addressing SDG 5: Gender Equality. The resource aims to build the capacity, resilience and confidence of adolescents, girls and boys, to recognize, resist and take action on gender-based violence in their own families, communities and local institutions. You can access the resource here: https://thecommonwealth.org/implications-covid-19-community-sport-and-sport-development
Duration: June 2020 - July 2020
PSD’s multi-sport curriculum has been designed to deliver a comprehensive movement skill and multi-sports program for children between the ages of 5-15 years, allowing them to master basic physical literacy and experience multi-sports through a series of progressive games that will teach them the basics of athletic development and well-being. The curriculum also ensures that participants learn various soft skills and sporting values through the different activities designed.
PSD redesigned the curriculum for the KBC programme in collaboration with the Martha Farrell Foundation (MFF) and PRIA. PSD led the design for the sports-based methodologies in the curriculum, which were used in sections such as self-awareness, understanding peer pressure, self-esteem, leadership, teamwork, and gender stereotypes, among others.
Duration: June 2019 - October 2020
PSD, in collaboration with Harsha Trust and the CSR arm of Paradeep Phosphates Limited, organised a 3-day training workshop for their youth facilitators in Paradip, Odisha. The workshop focused on building the capacity of the facilitators to effectively deliver PSD’s physical activity and multi-sport curriculum to school children from class 1 to 3.
Duration: Feb 2020 - July 2020
Between 2016 and 2018, PSD conducted various training workshops with coaches, PE teachers and community trainers associated with Anantapur Sports Academy across the district of Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh. These workshops built the capacities of facilitators to help them deliver more effective sports programs to children and youth. The workshops focussed on aspects such as effective communication, leadership, gender, first aid as well as nutrition and well-being.
Duration: April 2016 - May 2018
PSD provided curriculum development, training and monitoring and evaluation support to Monkey Sports, a sport for development organization based in Patna, in order to initiate and implement a physical literacy program for young children in schools across Bihar and Jharkhand.
Duration: June 2018 - November 2020
PSD in collaboration with PRIA International Academy and UNESCO New Delhi runs an online course titled ‘Sport For Development (S4D): Plan, Act and Grow’. The course provides an in-depth introduction to the concept of S4D, what the current global policies are, who the key players are and what their impact has been. Moreover, it provides the basis and platform for any interested individual to design and implement a successful S4D programme using sports to tackle social and developmental issues. To find out more about the course and enroll, click here.
Duration: July 2019 - ongoing
Through a series of workshops, PSD supported the training and development of CYSD’s (Centre for Youth & Social Development) rural youth leaders and anganwadi workers across 5 districts in Odisha, to build capacity and empower them to implement a sports-based program with children and youth within their own communities.
Duration: August 2018 – December 2019
PSD implemented a series of training workshops for female youth leaders part of MJAS’ (Mahila Jan Adhikar Samiti) Football program in Ajmer district to build their capacity as coaches in order to reach a greater number of female participants within their communities for future programs.
Duration: September 2018 to December 2019
PSD provided curriculum development support to Sportism, a private sport development organisation, to help them initiate and set up a young children's multi-sport program in residential colonies in Chennai. PSD assisted them in developing age and skill appropriate multi-sports curriculum for young children between the ages of 5 and 12 years.
Duration: January 2016 to February 2016
PSD provided curriculum development and training support to Greenshoots Sports to help them initiate and set up a young children's health and fitness program in New Delhi and NCR. PSD's work included:
1)Undertaking market research to gauge the interest of and demand from different stakeholders relating to young children's sports programs.
2) Developing an age and skill appropriate sports and fitness curriculum for young children between the ages of 5 and 12 years.
3)Training of coaches and trainers employed by Greenshoots to implement the curriculum.
Duration: January 2015 - January 2016
PSD delivered high-quality physical education and multi-sport curricula to several educational institutions, as well as successfully trained their teachers and coaches to deliver these programs effectively and efficiently. Partner schools included Sherwood Public School, Heritage Valley School, and Sri Aurobindo International School in Hyderabad.
Duration: February 2015 to June 2015