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Mike Jess

University of Edinburgh

Mike Jess is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. His main interest focuses on the relationship between complexity-related perspectives and educational practice in physical education. Recently, this work has concentrated on self-study, teacher vision, lesson study, complex leadership and boundary crossing. Over the last 20 years, he has had leadership roles on a range of projects including the Scottish Primary Physical Education Project: a project set up by the Scottish Government to help over 1,000 primary teachers develop a specialism in physical education. In recent years, he has been a member of the International Advisory Board for the Renovation of General Education Project (RGEP) in Vietnam and also as a writer for the UNESCO-funded Pre-Service Teacher Reform Project in Myanmar. Mike has presented at many international conferences and has written extensively on physical education.

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