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Mr Brian John Delaney
Cert Ed DASE MEd MSc

Senior Lecturer
Department of Health and Physical Education
Building: Central Building
Room: 28
Telephone: +44 (0) 28 90 384 486


Background & Qualifications

       Cert Ed - Physical Education (SCB)
       DASE - Guidance and Counselling (QUB)
       MEd - Education Administration (UU)
       MSc - Sport, Exercise and Leisure (UU)
       Teacher of Physical Education - post-primary
       Advisory Teacher (PE) - South Eastern Education & Library Board
       Project Officer - Health-Related Physical Education Project, Regional Training Unit, NI
       Development Officer - Sports Council for Northern Ireland.


BEd Courses / M-Level Courses / Other Teaching :
             BSc (Hons) Health, Physical Activity and Sport
             BSc (Hons) Health and Leisure Studies
             BEd (Hons) Teacher Education
             BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies
             MEd Pastoral Care
             MEd Physical Education

Scholarship and Research

Recent Publications/Conference Papers
             Breslin G, Murphy M, McKee D, Delaney B, and Dempster M. (2012). The effect of teachers trained in a fundamental movement skills programme on children's self-perceptions and motor competence. European Physical Education Review 18: 114-126
             Lavin J, Wainwright N, Hargreaves S, Delaney B, McKee D. (2011) Children's Primary Physical Education in the UK - a post code lottery? Primary Physical Education Matters 6:1 pp.iv-vi
             Delaney B, Breslin G, Haughey T, Murphy, M, Kelly, F. (2010) The Assessment & Measurement of Physical Literacy in Children - Follow-up Study. Commissioned by Sport NI
             Breslin G, Delaney B, Haughey T, McKee D, Connolly S, Kelly F, Murphy M, Wallace S, Dempster M. (2009) The Assessment & Measurement of Physical Literacy in Children. Commissioned by Sport NI
             Delaney B, Donnelly P, News J, Haughey T. (2008) Improving Physical Literacy. Commissioned by Sport NI
Research Interests
             The development of physical literacy
             Gender differentiation in PE and sport
             Functions and perceptions of extra-curricular activities in schools
             The assessment and measurement of physical literacy

External Interests / Community Service

       Board member - Sport NI
       Interim Chair Sport NI, Apr 2016 - Jan 2017
       Chairman - Paisley Park Sportsplex Ltd.
       Director - Belfast Community Sports Development Network
       Director -
       School Governor - Glengraig Integrated Primary School
       External Examiner, Liverpool John Moores University
       Member of Home Countries Physical Literacy Forum
       Member of NI Physical Literacy Forum
       National Board Member of the Association for Physical Education (afPE) 2008-2010
       Executive Committee Member of the Association for Physical Education, NI (afPE NI)
       Member of NI PE and Sport Taskforce
       Member of the Irish Football Association (IFA) Appeals Panel
       Member of the Institute of Expert Witnesses
       External Examiner, Edge Hill University, Lancashire, 2009-2013
       Peer reviewer, PE Matters
       Peer reviewer, Educational Review