Re-advertisement: Pat Duffy Teaching and Coaching Scholarship

Pat Duffy Teaching and Coaching Scholarship
An opportunity for Physical Education teachers and coaches to engage in research:
Part-time Research Masters in the University of Limerick

  • Want to help create links between schools and universities, develop curriculum etc?
  • Want to engage in applied research related to coaching practice and development?
  • Want to further your own knowledge?
  • Want to get involved in action research?

The Physical Education and Sport Sciences Department (PESS) in the University of Limerick is offering an opportunity for a Physical Education teacher and/or a coach to engage in a 2 year part-time Research Masters. The PESS Dept. will contribute €3000 per year over the 2 years towards the fees.

Possible areas of interest may include the following:    

Assessment – investigation assessment practices that provide students and teachers with meaningful worthwhile and relevant physical education experiences (Ann MacPhail and Tom Comyns)

Physical activity – providing a school and community support structure that encourages students to be physically active/physically fit (Catherine Woods)

Physical literacy/FMS– measuring, implementing and tracking students’ physical literacy/FMS within school physical education (Antonio Calderon)

Coaching practice and development – engage in applied research designed to inform and influence coaching effectiveness in a variety of fields (Phil Kearney, Tom Comyns and Mark Lyons)

Essential Criteria for Applicant:

  • BSc/BEd in Physical Education or cognate discipline
  • Currently teaching Physical Education in a Post Primary School and/or an active coach

Documentation for Applicant

 How To Apply:

Please submit 1)a letter of interest, 2) a current Curriculum Vitae, 3) a completed copy of the application form (see attached), and 4)two academic/professional references to maeve.gleeson@ul.ie  by  21st December 2018.

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