Policy, Practice and Possibilities
In recent decades physical education has moved from the margins, redefining itself as an academic subject. An important component of this transformation has been the introduction of high-stakes examinations at key points in a student’s school career and the emergence of ‘examination physical...
To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge
Policies, pedagogies and partnerships
The interaction between schools and young people, and the overall experience of attending school can provide a unique opportunity for health education which can be sustained and reinforced over time. This book explores the health-education interface and the complex nexus of discourses, principles...
To Be Published October 20th 2015 by Routledge
A Sociocultural Perspective
Assessment has widely been acknowledged as a central element of institutional education, shaping curriculum and pedagogy in powerful ways and representing a critical reference point in political, professional and public debates about educational achievement and policy directions. Within physical...
Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge
Research Based Practice
Sport Education is an exciting approach to the teaching of PE. Sport Education: Research Based Practice presents teachers with a framework for developing units of work that will provide their students with challenging and enjoyable sporting experiences that involve them in an array of roles. In...
Published April 25th 2005 by Routledge
Contemporary Issues and Future Directions
Gender and Physical Education offers a critical and comprehensive commentary on issues relating to gender in PE and teacher education. The book challenges our understandings of gender, equity and identity in PE, establishing a conceptual and historical foundation for the issue, as well as...
Published February 28th 2002 by Routledge
Using the example and context of Physical Education, a particularly vivid and comprehensive illustration is provided of the processes involved in the development of the National Curriculum for Physical Education in England and Wales between 1988-1995.The authors draw upon the extensive research to...
Published February 4th 1999 by Routledge