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Tanya Goosen

Senior Lecturer

Tanya Goosen


Tanya has worked at the University of Chichester since September 2008, having previously worked in Physical Education, Further Education (FE) and more recently with the Sussex Learning Network.

Tanya’s work here involved the development of Vocational degree programmes and widening participation for students from FE onto Sport related programmes in Higher Education.

Tanya has much experience in both the theoretical and practical teaching aspects within the Health and Fitness Industry.

Her particular interests lie in the development of Work-based learning placement partnerships, Industry based training qualifications and the promotion of Health and Physical activity.

Tanya is also a tutor/assessor and verifier for a range of CYQ Fitness Instructor and Personal Training qualifications and a member of REPS.

Personal Education

BEd Hons Physical Education and Science.

Current teaching

For the current academic year Tanya will be responsible for the following modules:

  • Work-Based Learning Placement (SDM 502)
  • Fundamentals of Human Movement (SDM412)
  • Physical Activity and Health in Contemporary Britain (SDM405)
  • Health Promotion Lifestyle and Exercise (SDM512)

Research and Consultancy

  • Children’s experiences and perceptions of Sports Coaching
  • Physical Activity and Health Promotion
  • Work-Based Learning

Currently working towards an MPhil/PhD in Children’s experience of Sport

Administration and Membership

  • University of Chichester Work Placement and Partnerships Committee
  • Department lead on Student Services and Well-being

Administration and Membership

  • Student services and wellbeing liaison
  • REPS accreditation


Other department members

Adrian Penrose
Coach Development Officer (Women & Girl's)
Amber Hartigan
Lecturer in Sports Therapy
Andrew Appiah
Andrew Appiah
Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

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