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Jonathan Binney

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Biography

Jon Binney is the Programme Centre Leader for Physical Education, Physical education with QTS, Sport Studies and Sports Business Management. Predominantly teaching on the physical education undergraduate degree programmes, Jon introduced the innovative and nationally recognized 'Alternative Approaches' to Physical Education approach, which has received both international and national praise for both the postgraduate and undergraduate provision. Jon has been ask to deliver at numerous conferences, most recently at the AfPE National ITE conference, regarding the delivery of this module and its impact upon the occupational socialization of initial teacher trainees.

Jon also delivers all of the gymnastics level 4 modules, the teaching and learning through aquatic based activities level 5 modules, the rugby Level 6 modules whilst leading all of the non-traditional based activities teaching within the postgraduate schools direct, troops for teachers and PGCE training routes.

Prior to the working at the university, Jon gained Advanced Skills teacher status and was the lead Physical Education teacher within Brighton and Hove. Jon also worked for both the University of Brighton and University of Sussex lecturing and tutoring on the undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Jon was also one of the university’s lead mentors, subject tutor and curriculum tutor and spent time visiting numerous trainees in variety of educational establishments from all over the world. Jon's teaching in schools focused on all areas of Physical Education at Key Stage 3 and 4, teaching GCSE and BTEC Examination work in Dance and Physical Education.

Jon is the recipient of the Universities Excellence in Facilitating and Empowering Learning Award, nominated by the students, recognising his work within his chosen academic areas. Further academic awards were received from the center of Teacher and Learning and also from the Brighton Students’ Union in their annual Excellence in Teaching Awards.

Jon's main academic interests include the use and delivery of alternative activity areas within Physical Education, the effective use and implementation of ICT as a learning device, and the effective teaching of swimming, both theory and practice.

Research Publications

Number of items: 12.

Binney, Jonathan (2016) Teaching Pupils with global developmental delay with physical education Physical Education Matters. pp. 24-25. ISSN 1751-0988

Binney, Jonathan and Barrett, Debra (2016) Learning and teaching through aesthetic activities In: Stidder, Gary and Hayes, Gordon, eds. The really useful physical education book: learning and teaching across the 11-16 age range. The Really Useful Series . Routledge, UK, pp. 116-128. ISBN 9781138187146

Binney, Jonathan and Smart, Warren (2016) Learning and teaching through alternative activities In: Hayes, Gordon and Stidder, Gary, eds. The really useful physical education book: learning and teaching across the 11-16 age range. The Really Useful Series . Routledge, UK, pp. 70-89. ISBN 9781138187146

Binney, Jonathan (2016) Learning and teaching through aquatic activities In: Hayes, Gordon and Stidder, Gary, eds. The really useful physical education book: learning and teaching across the 11-16 age range. The Really Useful Series . Routledge, UK, pp. 167-180. ISBN 9781138187146

Binney, Jonathan (2016) Teaching and learning through alternative activities Physical Education Matters, 11 (2). pp. 51-53. ISSN 1751-0988

Binney, Jonathan (2016) Using parkour within gymnastics Physical Education Matters, 11 (2). ISSN 1751-0988

Binney, Jonathan (2015) Swimming does not need to be all command, command, command….consider the effective implementation of open and productive teaching methods Physical Education Matters, 10 (2). pp. 20-23. ISSN 1751-0988

Stidder, Gary and Binney, Jonathan (2012) Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Physical Education Routledge, Abingdon. ISBN 041568997X

Binney, Jonathan and Franklin, S. (2012) Be careful with competition Physical Education Matters, 7 (1). pp. 56-58. ISSN 1751-0988

Binney, Jonathan and Stidder, Gary (2011) Alternative approaches to teaching and learning physical education in secondary schools Physical Education Matters, 6 (2). pp. 27-33. ISSN 1751-0988

Binney, Jonathan and Barrett, D. (2011) Learning and teaching through gymnastics In: Hayes, G.S. and Stidder, G., eds. The Really Useful Physical Education Book. The Really Useful Series . Routledge, London, pp. 49-61. ISBN 9780415498272

Wallis, James and Binney, Jonathan (2011) Learning and teaching through swimming and water-based activities In: Hayes, Gordon and Stidder, Gary, eds. The Really Useful Physical Education Book. The Really Useful Series . Routledge, London, UK, pp. 103-115. ISBN 9780415498272

External positions

EXTERNAL EXAMINER SPORT AND PE, University of Central Lancashire

1 May 20181 Aug 2022

PGCE PE EXTERNAL EXAMINER ST MARYS UNIVERSITY , St Mary's University, Twickenham

1 Sep 20161 Aug 2019

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Research Output

Helping pupils on the Autism spectrum succeed in swimming

Binney, J. & Buckley, C., Nov 2019, In : Physical Education Matters. 14, 3, p. 49-51 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How to mentor beginning physical education teachers through the lesson planning process

Binney, J., Barrett, D., Green, S., Pocknell, L. & Smart, W., 21 Sep 2018, Mentoring Physical Education Teachers in the Secondary School: A Practical Guide. Capel, S. & Lawrence, J. (eds.). London: Routledge, (Mentoring Trainee and Newly Qualified Teachers).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

  • Learning and teaching through aesthetic activities

    Binney, J. & Barrett, D., 10 Nov 2016, The really useful physical education book: learning and teaching across the 11-16 age range. Stidder, G. & Hayes, G. (eds.). UK: Routledge, p. 116-128 13 p. (The Really Useful Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

  • Learning and teaching through alternative activities

    Binney, J. & Smart, W., 10 Nov 2016, The really useful physical education book: learning and teaching across the 11-16 age range. Hayes, G. & Stidder, G. (eds.). UK: Routledge, p. 70-89 20 p. (The Really Useful Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter

  • Learning and teaching through aquatic activities

    Binney, J., 10 Nov 2016, The really useful physical education book: learning and teaching across the 11-16 age range. Hayes, G. & Stidder, G. (eds.). UK: Routledge, p. 167-180 14 p. (The Really Useful Series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapter