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Mrs Joanne Gardiner

Senior Lecturer Physical Education
Teacher Education (Primary)
Building: Orchard Building
Room: First floor Room 323
Telephone: +44 (0) 28 90 384 275


Background & Qualifications

       BEd(Hons) Queen's University Belfast(1993)
       Certificate in Professional Development(Physical Education) Stranmillis College(1999)
       MEd Queen's University Belfast(2000)
       Teacher and Physical Education Coordinator in Kilcooley PS,Bangor (1993-1995)
       Teacher and literacy coordinator in Armstrong PS, Armagh (1995-2001)
       Senior Lecturer: Physical Education Stranmillis University College
       Fundamental Movement Skills Facilitator- Steps PD
       Currently undertaking an EdD at Queen's University Belfast


BEd Courses / M-Level Courses / Other Teaching :
             Primary BEd years 1-4 Physical Education
             Primary BEd Curriculum Studies Physical Education years 1-4
             PGCE(Early Years) PGCE
             Malaysian Teachers Certificate in Teaching and Learning
             Fundamental Movement Skills course

Scholarship and Research

Recent Publications/Conference Papers
             The Physical Education Specialist in the Primary School(1993)
             School Improvement, leadership and the management of change(2000)
Research Interests
             The development of Fundamental Movement Skills in the Primary School
             The Management and teaching of Physical Education within the Primary School
             Undergraduate peer teaching and peer reflection within Physical Education


       Module Co-ordinator:Professional Studies and Placement 3
       Year 4 BEd Primary Adviser of Studies

External Interests / Community Service

       Member of Association for Physical Education Great Britain (AfPE)