Mike Goulding

Name: Mike Goulding
Department: Children, Education and Communities
Current position: Senior Lecturer Primary Physical Education
Email: gouldinm@edgehill.ac.uk
Location: Ormskirk Main Campus, Faculty of Education


  • Senior Lecturer in Primary Education( Primary Physical Education Subject  Co ordinator  Edge Hill University 2006 – Present
  • Key Stage 2 Co ordinator, Science Coordinator, Townfield Primary School,       2000 – 06
  • Assessment Co ordinator, Liscard Primary School, 1998 – 2000
  • Advisory teacher for Physical Education, Wirral Education Authority, 1996 – 98
  • Physical Education Coordinator, Liscard Primary School, 1986 – 96


  • B.E’d  1986 Lancaster University
  • Currently studying for Masters in research degree


Mike is interested in Physical Education and Well being. He is presently studying for a Masters in research degree.

Research Group(s)

  • ERAS meetings and events.


  • A chapter in: The Foundation Subjects edited by Maggie Webster and Sarah Misra  2015
  • Conference Paper: I am a Physical Education non specialist get me out of here! BERA  Annual Conference, BERA,  

Knowledge Transfer and Enterprise

BERA  Annual Conference, BERA


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2012)


Mike has interests in Physical Education and Education. He is a member of the Association for Physical Education. He is also a member of the Higher Education Academy.

Mike attends the National Conference for AfPE. He has attended the ACRE conference this year as well as the Lancashire Physical Education Primary conference.