This study amide to investigate the degree of having cognitive competencies related to the modern (P.E) curricula by the teachers of (P.E) in Kuwait. In addition, it investigated differences in the cognitive competencies due to teachers' sex, experience and school type. The study population consisted of male and female (P.E) teachers in Kuwait country (n=1771). A sample of (598) teachers were selected from: Kuwait (the capital), Jahra'a and Farwanyah states to participate in the study. A survey designed specially for the purpose of the study which consisted of (30) questions that covered three main dimensions (cognitive economics, life skills and technology). The study was applied in the second session from the year 2014-2015. SPSS and Excel software's were used to analyze the data and independent samples t-test, one way ANOVA were applied. The results showed that: no significant differences were observed due to teacher's sex in the cognitive competencies related to physical education curricula in Kuwait; while there were significant differences according to school type in favor of the private sector schools and that there were significant differences according to teacher's experience in favor of the 11 years and more. The researcher recommended to review the current physical education curricula in Kuwait taking the modern cognitive competencies into account, holding special workshops in the competencies in light of the cognitive economics, following up the teacher in field to check if they apply the cognitive competences.
Abdullah Kh. Al-Sa’aiedi , Abdelsalam Jaber
Curriculums P.E, Competencies Related to the Modern P.E.