|（1.School of Physical Education and Health，East China Normal University，Shanghai 200241，China；2.Research Base of Physical Education and Teaching in Shanghai “Lide Shuren” Key Research Base of Humanity and Social Science，Shanghai 200241，China；3.Research Base of Shanghai Social Science Innovation of Youth Physical Education，Shanghai 200241，China)
Abstract: The authors dissected the mode of “undergraduate and master integrated” cultivation of pre-service physical education (PE) teachers at the University of Birmingham in Britain (UBB) in such 4 aspects as cultivation conception and objectives, curriculum setup, teaching team construction and student practical ability cultivation, so as to boost the undergraduate and master integrated education of pre-service PE teachers in China, thus to cultivate high caliber PE teachers. The authors revealed the following findings: by means of various academic experience, the cultivation of pre-service PE teachers at the UBB focuses on cultivating research type talents provided with excel-lent PE professional attainments; curriculum setup values stepped advancement, improves students’ professional performance, enriches students’ academic experience, cultivates students’ research ability, focuses on students’ teaching practice, solidifies students’ teaching ability; the teacher team has powerful overall strength, is the founda-tion stone for the major to cultivate excellent PE talents, gives the student a lot of time and opportunities, so as to accumulate students’ teaching and scientific research practice experience. Inspirations to PE teacher cultivation in China are as follows: establish cultivation objectives that fit national policies; change the cultivation conception from “sports skills” to “teacher education”; integrate redundant courses in undergraduate and master stages; form the cultivation mode of malposed cultivation; value the cultivation of students’ research ability.
Key words: school physical education；cultivation of pre-service PE teachers；undergraduate and master integrated；University of Birmingham in Britain