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Ms. Farida Gabbani

Camp Director

Canadian Association for Health , Physical Education , Recreation and Dance

HQ Phone: (613) 523-1348

Canadian Association for Health , Physical Education , Recreation and Dance

403-2197 Riverside Drive

Ottawa, Ontario K1H 7X3

Canada

Company Description

The Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) is a national, charitable voluntary-sector organization whose primary concern is to influence the healthy development of children and youth by advocating for quality, ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Director of Physical Activity
Sport

ISRC Secretariat
Nova Scotia Museum

Professor of the Physical Education Program
Nova Scotia Teachers College

Affiliations

Board Member
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport

Various Boards of Directors
Truro Sport Heritage Society

Various Boards of Directors
Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation

Board Member
Sport Nova Scotia

Education



I.M. Marsh College of Physical Education

Master of Arts

St. Mary's University , Halifax

Web References (55 Total References)


Board of Directors | Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity

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Farida Gabbani (Truro, NS)

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Farida Gabbani recently retired as Senior Director, Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, where she tackled the issue of inactivity and focused on healthy lifestyles in the province. Farida has experience at the local, provincial and national levels, working in a wide range of aspects of education, health, sport, recreation and physical activity. Over the years, she has been both a member of and led various committees as well as served on various boards of directors discussing policy issues, including Sport Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation, Truro Sport Heritage Society and CAHPERD (presently PHE Canada). Well known across Canada, Farida's influence has spread well beyond our shores where she has delivered high quality workshops and developed various teaching strategies and curriculum with local teachers in both the Eastern Caribbean and Africa. Over the course of her career, she has been a tireless champion for equity and diversity including issues related to women and gender equity; she was the co-author of 3 gender equity teachers resources and served as CAHPERD's representative at the 2002 International and National Women in Sport Conferences. She was educated at the I.M. Marsh College of Physical Education in England and completed both a Master of Education and Master of Arts at St. Mary's University, Halifax, where she was awarded the Gold Medal for academic achievement. In her retirement, Farida is presently the interim Secretariat for the Intergovernmental Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Committee (SPARC).


NSELC Spring 2004 Symposium

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Farida Gabbani, Stephen Gallant and Sport Animators A report on the successes and challenges of the first year of the Sport Animator's program will be followed by a more in-depth explanation of programs that have increased access and offered opportunities to all students to learn how be more physically active whilst having fun and becoming healthier, physically, mentally and emotionally.

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Farida Gabbani, Senior Director Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation Nova Scotia Department of Health Promotion and Protection.
Farida Gabbani has a long, distinguished career in the physical education field including being a teacher and professor for many years the provincial Physical and Health Education Consultant with the Department of Education, and curriculum consultant with the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board.She is currently the Senior Director responsible for the physical activity program unit within Nova Scotia Health Promotion.
Ms. Gabbani's volunteer portfolio is just as distinguished.She has been an executive council member of the CAHPERD Board, Past President of CAHPERD, a board member of NSSAF, Sport Nova Scotia, and the Truro Sport Heritage Society.She has coached many teams, refereed and has been and continues to be a fund raiser.


NSELC Spring 2004 Symposium

www.nselc.ednet.ns.ca [cached]

Farida Gabbani, Stephen Gallant and Sport Animators A report on the successes and challenges of the first year of the Sport Animator's program will be followed by a more in-depth explanation of programs that have increased access and offered opportunities to all students to learn how be more physically active whilst having fun and becoming healthier, physically, mentally and emotionally.

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Farida Gabbani, Senior Director Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation Nova Scotia Department of Health Promotion and Protection.
Farida Gabbani has a long, distinguished career in the physical education field including being a teacher and professor for many years the provincial Physical and Health Education Consultant with the Department of Education, and curriculum consultant with the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board.She is currently the Senior Director responsible for the physical activity program unit within Nova Scotia Health Promotion.
Ms. Gabbani's volunteer portfolio is just as distinguished.She has been an executive council member of the CAHPERD Board, Past President of CAHPERD, a board member of NSSAF, Sport Nova Scotia, and the Truro Sport Heritage Society.She has coached many teams, refereed and has been and continues to be a fund raiser.


Conferences - 2004 Student Leadership Camp - Backgrounder

www.cahperd.ca [cached]

Camp Director - Farida Gabbani

Farida is the quintessential physical educator.She has a passion for the subject and the profession that inspires all those with whom she comes into contact.Formerly a CAHPERD President (2000-2002), Farida has taken a role with the National Leadership Conference held in Jackson Gap, Alabama for the previous two years.She has brought much needed wisdom and a terrific sense of humour.


Chignecto-Central Regional School Board

www.ccrsb.ednet.ns.ca [cached]

The event was coordinated by Farida Gabbani.Gabbani is retiring this year as President of the Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD).

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