Research at Leeds Beckett
Professor Jeanne Keay
About Professor Jeanne Keay
Professor Jeanne Keay joined Leeds Beckett in November 2016 and holds the post of Pro Vice Chancellor with specific responsibility for the strategic development of the University's Global Engagement.
Jeanne returned to Leeds Beckett from the University of the West of Scotland where she held the post of Vice Principal and PVC (International). Prior to that, and following a career as a teacher of physical education in secondary schools, she embarked on her University career with Leeds Metropolitan University. Subsequently she took up the post of Dean of Education at the University of Roehampton, London and worked for the Higher Education Academy, developing its international strategy.
Jeanne's research is focused on teacher professional development and particularly relates to primary generalist teachers and secondary physical education specialists. She has led projects is this area for the Youth Sport Trust leading to the launch of the UK wide BUPA Start to Move programme. She continues to publish in this area and more recently has focused on international collaborations and communities of practice.