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Matthew  Fleet

Matthew Fleet

Course Leader

School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

023 8201 6124 ext. 6124 Room no. RM204C

Biography

Matthew is a senior lecturer in physical education and course leader for MA Youth Sport and Physical Education in the School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences. He works across the BA (Hons) Sport & Physical Education degrees, MA Youth Sport and Physical Education and MA Sport Coaching and Development. Matthew is the unit leader for Physical Education in Practice, Physical Education and Critical Pedagogies. 

Matthew studied at Solent University as an undergraduate, obtaining a HND in Leisure Studies before completing a BA (Hons) in Sport Studies with Business in 2001. He then gained a PGCE at the University of Portsmouth in 2002 and gained full-qualified teacher status the following year whilst teaching at an inner city comprehensive school. Whilst teaching full time in schools and colleges Matthew completed his MA in Education with a focus on inclusion, behaviour, SEN and leadership. He is currently undertaking a Doctorate in Education at the University of Winchester.

Matthew can often been found away from work competing in marathons, ultra-marathons and long distance triathlon, Matthew enjoys spending a busy life with his wife and two daughters.

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Industry experience

    Matthew has over twenty years’ experience as a sports coach working from beginners up to elite professionals including seven years working for...
    Matthew has over twenty years’ experience as a sports coach working from beginners up to elite professionals including seven years working for a Premier League Football Club. Players that he has coached have gone on to play in the premier league, champion’s league and the world cup. Matthew is a qualified coach in football, rugby, volleyball, cricket, badminton, athletics, hockey, basketball, and is a qualified swim teacher.
  2. Recent publications

    Matthew's recent publications include book chapters, books and research/enterprise activities...

    Book chapters

    Eldridge, T. ,Fleet, M. ,Laffan, R.  & Sergison, A. (2017)., 'BTEC Level 2 Technical Certificate in Sport and Activity Leaders (Print) (BTEC L2 Technicals Sport), Pearson Education, United Kingdom. 

    Fleet, M. & Sutton, L. (2016)., ‘The Athlete’s Lifestyle’BTEC Nationals Sport / Sport and Exercise Science Student Book (Book1)’, Pearson Education, United Kingdom.  

    Fleet, M. (2016)., ‘Coaching and Leading for Participation’. BTEC Nationals Sport / Sport and Exercise Science Student Book (Book2)’, Pearson Education, United Kingdom.  

    Fleet, M. (2016)., ‘Provision of Sport for People with Physical and Learning Disabilities’. BTEC Nationals Sport / Sport and Exercise Science Student Book (Book2)’, Pearson Education, United Kingdom.  

    Fleet, M. (2016)., ‘BTEC National Sport Teacher Pack ActiveLearn’ Pearson Education, United Kingdom.  

    Fleet, M. (2016)., ‘GCSE PE Teacher Pack ActiveLearn’ Pearson Education, United Kingdom.  

    Books

    Fleet, M. Howard, K. & Sergison, A. (2018) ‘BTEC Level 2 Technical Certificate in Recreation Assistants Learner Handbook' (Print) (BTEC L2 Technicals Sport), Pearson Education, United Kingdom.  

    Fleet, M. (2017)., ‘GCSE Physical Education: All-In-One Revision and Practice’, Harper Collins, London. (Published date)

    Fleet, M. (2017)., ‘GCSE Physical Education: All-In-One Practice’, Harper Collins, Glassgow. (Published date)

    Fleet, M. (2016).,‘Edexcel GCSE Physical Education: All-In-One Revision and Practice, Harper Collins, London.

    Fleet, M. (2016)., ‘GCSE Physical Education: All-In-One Revision and Practice’, Harper Collins, London.

  3. Teaching experience

    Matthew has previously worked as a head of physical education and head of year across a range of schools and colleges in the South of England...

    Matthew has previously worked as a head of physical education and head of year across a range of schools and colleges in the South of England. He is the principal moderator for physical education for a leading exam board and has worked as an external verifier, moderator and lead examiner. During the last decade, Matthew has worked in over 150 schools and colleges, leading to extensive expertise of physical education.

    Matthew has also worked as a teacher inset trainer for physical education, helping to support and develop both new and experienced teachers. In addition, he has worked as an educational liaison officer working with a range of learners with physical and learning difficulties. Matthew has played a significant personal role in setting up teaching and community outreach networks for schools in both Portsmouth and Havant.

  4. Research and enterprise outputs/activities

    Find out more about Matthew's research and enterprise outputs and activities...

    Turner, R. Zoppellini, W. Lawless, W. Fleet, M. (2017) The Application of the Long Term Athlete Development Model to Physical Education Practice, (speaker/poster presentation), Association for Physical Education National Conference, 4 July 2017.

    Ridler, G. Cunliffe, D. Fleet, M. (2017) Does the use of ICT advance pupil progress in physical education lessons? (Speaker/poster presentation), Association for Physical Education National Conference, 4 July 2017.

    Mwaanga, O. Fleet, M. (2017)‘Physically Active Teaching and Learning (PATL) approaches that improve academic performance’, (speaker/poster presentation), Association for Physical Education National Conference, 4 July 2017.

    Fleet, M. (2016). 'Getting Ready to Teach Physical Education' (Main speaker at Physical Education Pearson Teacher Training Conference, Barbican, London, 1 March).

    Fleet, M. (2016). 'Getting Ready to Teach Physical Education' (speaker at Physical Education Pearson Teacher On-line Training Conference, London, 2 March).

    Fleet, M. (2016). 'Getting Ready to Teach Physical Education' (Main speaker at Physical Education Pearson Teacher Training Conference, Barbican, London, 8 April).

    Fleet, M. (2016). 'Getting Ready to Teach Physical Education' (Main speaker at Physical Education Pearson Teacher Training Conference, Barbican, London, 8 May).

    Fleet, M. (2016). ‘Teach Physical Education in 2016' (Main speaker at Asian School, Tanglin Trust School, Singapore, 1 June).

    Fleet, M. (2016). 'Getting Ready to Teach Physical Education' (Main speaker at Physical Education Pearson Teacher Training Conference, Barbican, London, 8 June).

    Fleet, M. (2016). Smart Phones as a Learning Resource' (speaker at Teach meet, Hampshire, 15 June).

    Fleet, M. (2016). 'Getting Ready to Teach Physical Education' (Main speaker at Physical Education Pearson Teacher Training Conference, Leeds, 23 June).

    Fleet, M. (2016). 'Dealing with Austerity in Physical Education Departments' (speaker/poster presentation), Association for Physical Education National Conference 6 July 2017

    Fleet, M. (2016) ‘Dealing with Austerity in Physical Education Departments’ AFPE, Physical Education Matters, V11,3