Catherine Rowlands

Catherine Rowlands

Senior Lecturer

Phone: +44 (0)113 2837 392
Visiting address:
AG93

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Education/Academic qualification

  • Bachelor of Science, Leeds Metropolitan University

  • Master of Science, Sheffield Hallam University

  • PGCertLTHE, University of Leeds

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy,

  • University of Leeds Teaching Award,

Biography

Catherine is Academic Group Leader for the Sport and PE group. She has been at Leeds Trinity in Lecturer / Senior Lecturer capactities since 2006, predominantly teaching in the areas of Sports Development and Physical Education. She is the programme leader for the BA (Hons) Secondary Physical Education and Sports Development and the BA (Hons) Primary Physical Education and Sports Development programmes. Catherine also has a lead role on Employability for the School of Social and Health Sciences.

Her career started in sports development where she worked with young people in schools and in the wider community. Being based in both primary and secondary school settings she has gained a wealth of experience in school sport.
 
She was involved in working with key partners to strategically deliver programmes of physical activity and sport for young people and adults. She has coached in a variety of sports in the UK and abroad.
 
Catherine has a broad range of academic interests; she has a postgraduate teaching qualification, a Master of Science degree, is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is currently studying for an Educational Doctorate which focuses on employability in higher education.
 
Catherine enjoys most sports, travelling and of course her job!

Teaching and Administration

Level 4
Youth Sport Development
 
Level 5
Event Management
Professional Development and Placement 2
Organising and managing Sport
 
Level 6
Community Sports Development
Research Project tutor
Dissertation tutor

Research interests

Young People and Physical Activity. Physical education, enjoyment and perceived competence.  Student learning and assessment in Higher Education. Employability, Higher Education, Sports Students.