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Andrew Horrell

Senior Lecturer

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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Current Research Interests

Research interests include:

  • physical education teachers lives and careers;
  • initial teacher education and curriculum policy, pedagogy and curriculum in physical education;
  • aspects of teaching and learning aesthetic perspectives through physical education;
  • self-efficacy through physical education;
  • using technology and ICT to support learning in physical education;
  • teaching and learning approaches in gymnastics

Collaborative Activity

My current research focuses on secondary school physical education teachers’ experiences of curriculum design.



I teach across a range of programmes contributing expertise in practical activities, curriculum and pedagogy. Below is a list of the programmes and courses where I contribute

  • Director for the BEd (Hons) and MA (Hons) Physical Education Programmes
  • MSc in Dance Science & Education
  • Aesthetics, Sociocultural, Physical Culture and Curriculum courses


Research outputs

  1. Teaching snowsports observations from Interski 2019

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  2. Infographics for student assessment: More than meets the eye

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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