Staff Profiles: Rachel Sullivan

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Rachel Sullivan

Staff Profile: Rachel Sullivan
Lecturer in Physical Education

Rachel Sullivan

Rachel Sullivan

Lecturer in Physical Education

Sport and Exercise

I have worked in secondary schools in a variety of roles including teacher training and pastoral management. I am now interested in research which will enable better quality PE experiences for school age children.

Biography

I have gained experience in a variety of roles in secondary and primary education both in Gloucestershire and London. Working with local schools to continue to develop outstanding practice in Physical Education.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BSc (Hons) Sport and Physical Education University of Wales Institute, Cardiff 2008
Diploma English Literature The Open University 2010
PGCE Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Physical Education) University of Worcester 2011

Teaching and research

Teaching

Rachel teaches on modules across the CPED subject community specialising in the practice of PE in schools.

Level

Undergraduate

Research

My research focuses on the practice of assessment within Physical Education in schools. I am looking at the effects of government policies on PE as well as working with Primary schools to develop effective assessment tools.

External responsibilities

Curriculum writer for Pearson publishing.

Subjects for media interviews

Assessment in Physical Education

Curriculum

The Practice of PE in schools

Primary Physical Education

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