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Ceriann Magill

Sport and Exercise Sciences

Faculty of Science

Ceriann Magill is an academic member of staff (with teaching duties). Ceri teaches on the BA (Hons) Physical Education Programme. On this course she has responsibility for the delivery of physiology, scientific principles and personal and professional development. Ceri is currently working towards her PhD which is central to physical education teaching efficacy and the value of work based placements. Her other research interests focus around teaching and learning. Ceri is a member of the psychology and development research group in the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences. She is an experienced physical education teacher and has worked in schools within North Shropshire. Ceri has worked as head of department, school sport co-ordinator and has integrated a range of initiatives including Living for Sport, Step into Sport and Sport Leaders within her teaching. Ceri is a member of the Association for Physical Education (AfPE).


2010, University of Chester, United Kingdom, MSc, Exercise and Nutrition Science
2002, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, BA (Hons), Physical Education and Life Science (QTS)

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer Physical Education, Liverpool John Moores University, 2011 - present

Postgraduate training

PG Cert Teaching and Learning, United Kingdom, LJMU, 2012 - 2013

Journal article

Magill C, Cronin C, Walsh B, Polman R, Rudd J. 2023. Teaching efficacy of undergraduate PE students; what are the key predictors and what can PE educators learn from this? Frontiers in Education, 8 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Money J, Dinning TM, Nixon S, Walsh BA, Magill C. 2016. Co- Creating a Blended learning Curriculum in Transition to Higher Education: A Student Viewpoint. Creative Education, 7 :1205-1213 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Dinning TM, Maghill CA, Money J, Walsh B, Nixon S. 2016. Can a blended learning approach enhance students transition into higher education? A study to explore perception , engagement and progression. International Journal of Advancement in Education and Social Science, 3 :1-7 Public Url


Magill C, Walsh B. 2022. Adolescence, health and wellbeing Learning to Teach in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience :222-234 DOI Publisher Url

Walsh BA, Magill C. 2019. Learning to Teach in the Secondary School Capel S, Leask M. Learning to Teach in the Secondary School :173-185 Routledge 9780415495325

Magill C, Walsh B. 2019. Adolescence, health and well-being Learning to Teach in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience :217-229 DOI Publisher Url

Conference publication

Magill C. The flipped classroom AfPE Teaching and Learning Conference: Physical Education

Magill C. Blended learning through transition AfPE Teaching and learning: physical education

Magill C. The European First Year Experience European First Year Experience 2014


Higher Education Academy, Liverpool John Moores University. 2011

Teaching qualification:

Post Graduate Certificate of Teaching and Learning in HE. 2011

Qualified Teachers Status: Physical Education. 2002

Membership of professional bodies:

Association for Physical Education, Association for Physical Education. 2011