An up-to-date, authoritative and accessible exploration of the knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective teacher of secondary physical education. The central theme of the book is the promotion of learning, and the selection of content has been designed to ensure coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of effective teaching for learning.
Each chapter includes directed activities encouraging critical and active engagement with the text. 'Learning More' sections direct readers to further sources of guidance, web resources and key texts.
Essential reading for those studying physical education at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Richard Bailey is a writer and theorist on education and sport. A former teacher in both primary and secondary schools and a teacher trainer, he has been Professor at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, University of Roehampton, UK, and, most recently, University of Birmingham, UK. He has written more than 100 publications, including books, academic and professional articles and journalism. Visit Richard's blog at: http: //talkingeducationandsport.blogspot.co