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Miss Elizabeth Myers

Biography

Elizabeth Myers is a Senior Lecturer In Physical Education and Sports Pedagogy at Liverpool John Moores University. Managing Director at Scholary Ltd., Co-Founder at PE Scholar and Trustee of the International Physical Literacy Association (IPLA).

Elizabeth is currently studying for a PhD in Physical Literacy at the University of Bedfordshire, and holds a Masters in Education (Teaching & Learning) from the University of Bath (2014), and a Masters in Psychology from the Open University (2013). Elizabeth also has a BA (Hons) (First Class) in Physical Education with QTS.

Elizabeth is currently undertaking a number of projects from a variety of areas including educational psychology, physical education, educational philosophy and physical literacy.

Languages

English

Degrees

2016, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom, PhD
2014, University of Bath, United Kingdom, MA Education
2013, Open University, United Kingdom, MSc Psychology
2010, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom, BA(Hons) Physical Education with QTS

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, School of Sport Studies, Leisure and Nutrition, Liverpool John Moores University, 2014 - present
Visiting Lecturer in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, Faculty of Education and Sport, University of Bedfordshire, 2014 - 2014

Publications

Highlighted publications

Myers E, Taylor S. 2015. Accredited qualifications and principles of classroom teaching Whitehead M, Capel S. Learning to Teach Physical Education in the Secondary School A companion to school experience, 4th Edition :219-234 Routledge 978-1-13-878599-1

Book

Durden-Myers E. 2018. Physical Literacy: A Guide For Educators Scholary. United Kingdom 978-1999909208 >Link

Journal article

Myers EJ, Almond L. 2017. Physical Literacy and the Primacy of Movement Physical Education Matters,

Myers EJ, Whitehead ME. 2017. Physical Literacy, Physical Education and Human Flourishing Journal of Teaching in Physical Education,

Myers EJ, Whitehead ME. 2017. The Educational Value of Fostering Physical Literacy Journal of Teaching in Physical Education,

Myers EJ, Whitehead ME. 2017. Physical Literacy from Philosophy to Practice Journal of Teaching in Physical Education,

Myers EJ. 2016. Physical Literacy: A Concept of Global Interest PE Matters,

Myers EJ. 2013. ICT and Physical Literacy: The use of podcast as an educational tool to promote motivation and raise attainment in development knowledge and understanding in physical education. ICSSPE,

Myers EJ. 2013. Motivation and Physical Literacy: How can Motivation levels of female Pupils be improved within KS3 Basketball Physical Education Lessons? Weinberg B. International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education Bulletin, :182-188 >Link

Myers EJ. 2010. Maximising Learning Styles PE Matters, :21-25

Chapters

Myers E, Taylor S. 2015. Accredited qualifications and principles of classroom teaching Whitehead M, Capel S. Learning to Teach Physical Education in the Secondary School A companion to school experience, 4th Edition :219-234 Routledge 978-1-13-878599-1

Myers EJ. Adopting Action Research to Explore Complex Pedagogical Structures Researching Difference

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

The Growing Child In Competitive Sport, International Association of Prep Schools - Directors of Sport Conference, Bisham Abbey, Oral presentation

The Gamification of Charting Progress., The International Physical Literacy Association (IPLA) Charting Progress Workshop, Cambridge, Oral presentation

Editorial boards:

SATIPS Magazine, Physical Education Subject Editor, http://satips.org/magazine/

Fellowships:

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy, https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/

Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Royal Society of Arts, https://www.thersa.org/

Industrial connections:

Scholary, Educational Consultancy, http://www.scholary.com/

Research Grants Awarded:

Welsh Government, Welsh Curriculum Development: Health and Wellbeing Area of Learning and Experience, Elizabeth Myers - Lead Application. Amy Whitehead, Barbara Walsh, Julie Money, Nigel Green., Grant value (£): 5,000, Duration of research project: 6 weeks

Teaching qualification:

Qualified Teacher Status