2014 - Contextually Sensitive Evaluation Tools for School Based Professional Learning: A Feasibility Study. Funded by The Society for Educational Research
2013 - Examining impact of the FAYCE programme: Capturing evidence of change. Funded by The Football Association
2013 - The theory and practice of ‘needs-led’ CPD provision in the FA: The RCDM Case Study. Funded by The Football Association
2012 – An analysis of CPD provision for the football coaching workforce: A comparison with other professional fields. Funded by The Football Association
2012 – Evaluation of England Athletics National Coach Development Programme. Funded by UK/EA/ScUK
2011 - An analysis of the capacity of volunteer sports coaches as community assets in the Big Society. Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
2011 – Evaluation of Coach Educators on Professional Youth Coaches’s Practice. Funded by The Football Association and in collaboration with Loughborough University
2010 - Evaluating impact. Funded by Sports coach UK
2014 - Developing contextually sensitive measures in school based professional development evaluations. A I E S E P, Association Internationale des Ecoles Superieures d'Education Physique, Auckland, New Zealand
2014 - Preparing coaches for mentoring. A I E S E P (Association Internationale des Ecoles Superieures d'Education Physique), Auckland, New Zealand.
2013 - Changing professional culture: Collaboration, identity and accountability by design. European Conference on Educational Research, Istanbul, Turkey.
2013 - Institutional culture, pedagogic practices and professional development. A I E S E P, (Association Internationale des Ecoles Superieures d'Education Physique), Warsaw, Poland
2012 - Educating the Educators: Professional learning in situ. Australian Association for Research in Education, Sydney, Australia.
2012 - Mentoring for success in sport coaching? European Conference on Educational Research, Cadiz, Spain
2011 - Volunteer coaches as community assets in the Big Society. August, International Council for Coaching Excellence. Paris
2011 - Measuring Impact. Sportscoach UK Annual Conference, Belfast, N Ireland.
2011 - Finding a learning space. Sportscoach UK Annual Conference, Belfast, N Ireland.
2010 - Re-thinking mentoring: Implications from a case study of volunteer coach learning. International Council for Coaching Excellence, Arnhem, The Netherlands
2009 - Is mentoring an effective strategy to support the professional development of volunteer sports coaches? International Council for Coaching Excellence. Vancouver, Canada
2007 - Mentoring as a learning strategy in sports coach professional development: context, communities and practice”. British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, London.UK
2013 - Invited commentary: London 2012 – lessons and legacies. Centre for Education Research and Policy.
2012 - Keynote Speaker: 'Active schools, active communities'. Swedish Association for Behavioural and Social Research conference of 2012, Umea University, Sweden
2012 – Invited contributor: London 2012 Olympic Legacy: The generative capabilities of community sport and community coaches. Gillette (Proctor & Gamble) Olympic Research Papers
2011 – Workshop Convenor: National Governing Bodies: Evaluating Impact. Sports coach UK
2010 – Invited Technical Editor: Mentoring in Sport. ScUK
Journal Reviewer: International Journal of Coaching Science; Journal of Teaching in Physical Education; Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports; International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching; Annual Review of High Performance Coaching and Consulting
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