The objective of NORDPLUS is to promote a positive interrelationship between the universities and institutions of higher education in the Nordic countries, creating a distinctive sense of common ground. NORDPLUS has specific goals for example: To encourage projects aiming to exploit the results of educational research. Title of the project “Co-operative learning in Physical Education" Purpose The purpose of the project is to use peer tutors to increase the participation of pupils with disabilities in the area of Physical Education in school. Project summary Employing the peer tutoring method to promote participation in Physical Education in school for pupils with disabilities. In collaboration with researchers from Virginia who have studied the concept of peer tutoring, we would like to investigate and translate the model and examine, document, evaluate and compare it within the different participating countries. Co-applicants Aija Klavina, Education Centre "A Sport", Latvia; Kajsa Jerlinder, University of Gävle, Sweden; Lena Hammar, National Agency for Special Needs Education and Schools; Sweden; Tine Soulie, Danish Disability Sport - Information Centre, Denmark and Lars Kristén, Halmstad University, Sweden. Evaluation and duration The evaluation will be performed by writing reports and scientific papers as well as by using the children and adults as “critical friends" throughout the project period. The project period start 2011-07-01 with a duration of 24 months.