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Helen Bushell-Thornalley, Dr

Senior Lecturer, Secondary PGCE Course at Bishop Grosseteste University

Helen Bushell-Thornalley has oversight of secondary PGCE for physical education and dance, and leadership in secondary mentor training and educational ethnography research in the education MA at Bishop Grosseteste University. She had an international career of 14 years playing hockey for England and Great Britain and coaching professionally. Helen’s doctorate focuses on physical education and school sport and how the Olympic movement has politically influenced practices in the UK, from its origin in Victorian Britain and then during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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