The European Network of Sport Education


September 24, 2020
EDU:PACT Handbook Release

The demographic composition of Europe has changed dramatically over the last 20 years, and migration within and from outside the EU has significantly increased. This sharp increase in migration and cultural diversity presents new challenges and opportunities in host countries for both the so-called majority and minority populations. Physical education teachers and coaches are often […]

September 17, 2020
Sport Empowers Disabled Youth 2 (SEDY 2): an update

The Sport Empowers Disabled Youth 2 (SEDY 2) project will reschedule their program due to COVID-19. After the kick-off in Amsterdam last January the project members had to work online due to lockdowns and other measures. The new schedule includes the creation of a consensus statement on inclusion in sport, collecting best practices in terms […]

September 14, 2020
ENSE members to take part in Female Leaders of Tomorrow (FLOT) Project

Female Leaders of Tomorrow (FLOT) recently announced the new mentors and mentees that were chosen to take part in the project. After a stringent recruitment process, 20 women from 13 countries in Africa and Europe have been selected to be a mentee in the project. These mentees will be supported by a cadre of 11 […]


The European Network of Sport Education (ENSE) is an international non-profit organisation and has been active in the field of sport education in Europe since 1989. The organisation focuses on projects aimed at developing and promoting the sector of sport and sport sciences at the European level, especially as they relate to physical education, coaching, management as well as health and physical activity.


June 14, 2020
The 6th partner meeting of the Blueprint Project

The latest meeting of the Blueprint Project took place on online platforms instead of Brussels, as originally planned, due to Covid-19. The 6th project meeting on 21st of May was an opportunity for all project partners to inform each other about the latest updates on Covid-19 in partner countries and its effects on fitness and […]

March 9, 2020
ENSE partners for European health promotion

The proportion of physically inactive citizens in the EU remains unacceptably high. 42% of EU citizens do not exercise or play sport at all (2017). This might indicate that the message about the importance of sport and physical activity for an individual's health and wellbeing has still not got through to significant segments of the […]

March 4, 2020
Call for Mentorship Programme Applications - “Training the Female Sport for All Leaders of Tomorrow” (ENSE Members Only)

“Training the Female Sport for All Leaders of Tomorrow” aims to equip and empower a new generation of young European and African women who are engaged in Sport for All with the necessary skills, knowledge, experiences and guidance to lead the global Sport for All Movement. Through a comprehensive global mobility and mentoring scheme, the […]

February 18, 2020
Kick-off Project Partner Meeting for “Training the Female Sport for All Leaders of Tomorrow”

From 6th to 7th of February, The Association For International Sport For All (TAFISA) hosted the kick-off meeting for the project “Training the Female Sport for All Leaders of Tomorrow”, co-funded by the European Commission. Besides representatives from the African Union Sports Council Region 5, the Olympic Committee of Slovenia, the University of Ljubljana as […]

January 7, 2020
SEDY 2 kick-off meeting in Amsterdam

Next week, the Sport Empowers Disabled Youth 2 (SEDY) project will hold its kick-off meeting in Amsterdam.  Every person has the same right to participate in play, recreation and sporting activities, but equal access has not always to be the case for youth with disabilities. Instead, youth with disabilities are generally less physically active, participate […]

October 22, 2019
SENTA Project Moves Ahead

The second transnational meeting of the Social Entrepreneurship Training Program for Athletes (SENTA) project was hosted by the Universidad Católica de Murcia and took place from the 7th until the 8th of October 2019 in Murcia, Spain. In total, 15 representatives from 8 institutions took part in the meeting. Working with top elite athletes, the […]

March 19, 2019
Blueprint Project Full Speed Ahead in Year 2

Skills foresight, review of qualifications in use, and the development of international qualifications are only three of a range of activities undertaken by Blueprint’s project consortium. The Erasmus+ funded project is in its second year and up to full speed. Seven organisations supported by two external experts gathered in Leeds, UK to present and discuss […]

January 29, 2019
ENSE Supports Move Healthy Project

The importance of physical activity for the health of youngsters is undisputed. And participation in sports clubs and physical education (PE) classes are essential to support this health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA). Therefore, it is important to maintain youngsters in an active sport participation. One main reason for non-participation and drop-out from sports and PE are […]


Our membership is currently open to expansion and, given recently adopted statutes, is open to individuals and organisations. From higher education institution and private employers, to federations and government, all are welcome within our network.

As part of a vast network of academic, professional, sporting and government organizations, you will play a leading role in the European dialogue on sport, including on issues of education, professionalization, and cooperation. ENSE is also an observer in the European Council's Working Group on Human Resources Development in Sport, giving you a unique voice at the EU level.

Members are also welcome to connect with each other and use our web presence to further raise awareness about their activities.

To register for membership, you simply need to fill out our membership form and select your membership category.


Thomas Skovgaard


Louis Moustakas

Secretary General

Karen Petry

Past President

Harald Tschan


Ladislav Petrovic

Board Member

Michael Bronikowski

Board Member

Susana Carla Alves Franco

Board Member

Johan de Jong

Board Member

Antonio Tressitore

Board Member


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