Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Sports Scholarship Coordinator
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Charlotte is a Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and the Sports Scholarship Coordinator at the University of Worcester. Before joining the University,she was previously a teacher of Physical Education in a secondary school.
Charlotte is now embarking upon a career in Higher Education having recently completed her Msc in Sports Coaching Science and Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education.
A keen sports player Charlotte has played a range of sports including rugby, football and hockey, achieving international status in Rugby.
Indoor Climbing Wall Instructor
Hockey Coach Level 1
Sailing Coach Level 2
Wheel Chair Basketball coach
Rugby Union Coach Level 1
Rugby Union Referee
Basketball Coach Level 1
Netball Assistant coach
- Bsc Outdoor Adventure Management
- PGCE Secondary Education: Physical Education
- PGCE Higher Education: Teaching and Learning
Teaching & Research
Current teaching areas include (SPRT1030) Introduction to Physical Education; (SPRT1031) Scientific principle of movement in Physical Education; (SPRT2010) Mind and Body: Critical enquiry into Physical Education; (SPRT3017) Participatory Action Research and (HCPE1007) Teaching children to play games.
Charlottes teaching experience is vast and varied with specific interests also outside of Physical Education, including outdoor education and sports coaching.
Charlotte's research interests include fundamental movement skills in teaching and coaching and the implications for athlete development as a result of poor teacher/coach knowledge of these skills.
Further research conducted includes students' perceptions of employability skills and using visual aids in an informal environment to enhance student feedback.
Research Interests include:
Supporting elite athletes through Higher Education.
Beaman, C., Chapman, V., Breeze, N. & Bowen-Jones, W.(2013) Developing students employability skills through their active engagement with a self-audit tool and the online resource 'usemyability' : a Students as Academic Partners (SAP) project. Annual Learning and Teaching Conference. University of Worcester, 20th June 2013.
University Roles and External Responsibilities
Elite athlete Mentor
I3PE network coordinator - International Coordinator for I3PE network. Recent international opportunities include overseeing the University of Worcester delegation of students on an Intensive Programme in Romania. This was a European Union initiative which recognises the value that Higher Education students present when sharing ideas from an international perspective concerning Physical Education and sustainable societies.
An external role that Charlotte undertakes is Shropshire county hockey junior development and Junior academy centre coaching for goalkeepers.