Staff Profiles: Benjamin Moreland

Benjamin Moreland

Staff Profile: Benjamin Moreland
Senior Lecture in Coaching, PE and Development

Benjamin Moreland

Benjamin Moreland

Senior Lecture in Coaching, PE and Development

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Ben is involved in the delivery of a variety of Post Graduate modules ranging from those focused on disability to those situated within a global setting, unpacking the role of sport within development contexts.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 715423 Email: bmoreland@glos.ac.uk

Biography

Ben is involved in the delivery of a variety of Post Graduate modules at the University of Gloucestershire, ranging from those focussed on disability to those situated within a global setting, unpacking the role of sport within development contexts. Ben has also been the Course Leader for a number of Postgraduate Programs. Bens research interest lie in resistance movements within contemporary settings, unpacking the value of slow and crafted activity involvement.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BSC Sport Development University of Gloucestershire 2009
PGCHE Post Graduate Certificate of Higher Education University of Gloucestershire 2013
MA Sport Development University of Gloucestershire 2015

Accreditation

HEA Fellow

Teaching and research

Teaching

Ben specialises in; Introduction to the Sociology of Sport, Contemporary Issues in Sport, Community Development, Sport and Social Issues, Understanding Sport, Sport and International Communities

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

Ben has completed research on the role of factors such as race on participation, and the role that sport can play in helping individuals at risk of crime.

Ben has completed research into the impacts of Sport for Development work upon Higher Education Students and is now focussing on contemporary competitive sport, proposing the adoption of slower practices to regain meaning.

External responsibilities

I am currently the lead for Sport Malawi, a charitable organisation which aims to deliver a curriculum of workshops within the contexts of coaching, education and outreach.