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Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Welcome to the blog from the Sports Leadership, Education and Society community. Here we will post community news, advice and student stories as well as information relating to developments in many areas associated with our varied range of degrees.

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International women’s day

This year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) is on the 8th March 2021. The theme this year is #ChooseToChallenge. The IWD day website notes: A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change. So, let’s all…

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Searching for Answers – The Doctoral Journey

Tyler Yearby The idea of getting my doctorate has intrigued me for a long time. It is something that I have always wanted to do because I feel like learning is a journey rather than a destination. I…

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Walking the path between practice and academia

We are very fortunate to have Nicky Fuller working at UoG as a part-time lecturer, contributing to the postgraduate provision around professional development in sport. Nicky brings invaluable insight from the field and helps students to connect theory…

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Its a Rep’s Life!

The student voice is really important to us in SLES, our student course representatives share with us what they get from the experience Lucy Grasty Level 4 Course Rep for Physical Education It’s safe to say that my…

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Coaching life since leaving University of Gloucestershire

By Lottie Weeks – Graduate (Sport & Exercise Studies) Growing up, I was incredibly fortunate to have an inspirational PE teacher who provided me with a strong appreciation for the value of good coaching in sport. In particular,…

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LGBT+ history month

by Dr Rachael Bullingham February marks the start of LGBT+ history month in the UK. This is an opportunity to look back at influential trailblazers who have helped to create a more inclusive society. We can also consider…

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Research Engagement in SLES

Research in SLES is focused on two main themes, these are ‘Pedagogy, Coaching and Ethics’ as our first theme and ‘Community and Inclusion’ as our second. Staff in the community continue to be research active or engaging in…

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Reflections of our Community Student Rep

by Hayley Keveren Welcome back!!I hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year and are ready to start back at university for semester 2. Over the Christmas break, I have had chance to reflect back over…

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Welcome back in 2021

We hope students and family had a good Christmas and New Year break. Staff are returning refreshed and enthusiastic as we look to Semester 2. As an additional way for students and staff to share and communicate about…

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Active Games 4 Change: Progress Update

The Active Games 4 Change Project is lead by the University of Gloucestershire and involves partner organisations from six European countries to develop innovative approaches to teaching and learning with young people in custody and under community supervision….

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