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Ms Cath Walker

Ms Cath Walker

Telephone: 0151 231 5242

Biography

Cath Walker is a senior lecturer in Sport Development. Cath teaches on the BA (Hons) Sport development programme and is the link tutor for the Foundation degree in Disability Sport Coaching and development, in a unique collaborative partnerships with Greenbank College and Sports academy.
Cath's teaching includes Sport policy, Inclusive sport, Community development, sport sociology and Work based learning. Cath has an MA In Sport management and is currently working towards her PhD.
Cath has over 25 years experience working in Local authority sport development, with National Equity and sports organisations.

Degrees

2007, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, M.A. Sport Development managment

Publications

Highlighted publications

Hayton JW, Walker C. Navigating Austerity: Balancing ‘Desirability with Viability’ in a Third Sector Disability Sports Organisation. European Sport Management Quarterly, >DOI

Journal article

Hayton JW, walker C. 2018. An analysis of third sector sport organisations in an era of ‘super-austerity’ International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, >DOI

Walker C, Stanley G, Blundell M, Burton D, Jones M, May S, Walker S. 2013. Lessons learned - Increasing participation of children with disabilities in Physical Education through a collaborative school and third sector partnership approach educationalfutures, 1 :1-27

Vinson D, Nixon S, Walsh B, Walker C, Mitchell E, Zaitseva E. 2010. Investigating the relationship between student engagement and transition Active Learning in Higher Education, 2 :131-143 >DOI

Walker CM. Navigating Austerity: Balancing ‘Desirability with Viability’ in a Third Sector Disability Sports Organisation. European Sport Management Quarterly,

Hayton JW, Walker C. Navigating Austerity: Balancing ‘Desirability with Viability’ in a Third Sector Disability Sports Organisation. European Sport Management Quarterly, >DOI

Chapters

Beattie I, Nixon S, Walker C. 2008. From potential to achievement: enhancing students’ value to employees Graves S.

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: Navigating Austerity: Desirability versus viability, a Third sector sports organisations’ response., Conference title: PSA Sport and Politics conference 2016, Place/location of conference: Bourenmouth Univerosty Bournemouth, Presentation type: Oral presentation

External collaboration:

Institution: University of East London, Collaborator: External Examining

URL: http://nghomes.net/, Institution: North Glasgow Housing trust, Collaborator: Greg Cann

Institution: St Mark and St John University Plymouth, Collaborator: External examining BA Hons Sport development and coaching Foundation degree Sport development Top up Level 6 programme

External committees:

Committee name: English Federation of Disabilty Sport North West regional federation committee, Organisation: English Federation of Disabilty Sport, Position: Regional Committee member

Membership of professional bodies:

Fellow of the HEA, Higher Education Academy

Teaching qualification:

Title of qualification gained: Postgraduate Certificate in teaching and learning in Higher Education