Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
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Jackie is a member of the Faculty Executive Team and is responsible for the strategic implementation of International partnerships, partner colleges activities, leading the apprenticeship agenda and developing new business for the faculty. Jackie has extensive experience is developing UK and International partnerships in countries such as China, Mauritius, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Jackie graduated from Carnegie School of Physical Education (Leeds Beckett University) in 1993 with a BA(Hons) in Human Movement Studies. She and went onto to study a PGCE in Physical Education at Leeds Beckett University. In 2002 gained an MSc in Physical Activity, Exercise and Health from Leeds Beckett University
Jackie is an experienced academic who started her teaching career at Blackpool and the Fylde College in 1995, as a Lecturer in Sports Science. She went onto Myerscough College in 1998 and became the course leader for the HND in Sport Studies. She joined UCLan in January 2001 as a Lecturer in Sports Management. She developed the BA(Hons) Sport Studies course in 2002 and became the course leader until 2005. She then became the Network co-ordinator for the partner college foundation degrees. In 2008 she became the Division leader for Sport and school lead for internationalisation.
In 2014 Jackie was seconded as the Academic Head for UCLan’s strategic partnership in Mauritius and spent 18 months setting up the facility and overseeing the day to day operation. She joined the new Faculty of Health and Wellbeing in December 2015 as the Business, Partnership and International Manager.
Jackie published an article in The Conversation in June 2019 during the FIFA Women’s Football World Cup to talk about women’s football careers and their options when they retire from the game, entitled ‘Women’s World Cup: why career options need to improve for these sporting superstars’.
Chambers, A; Dacre Pool, L; Cox,C and Day, J (2014) UCLan Graduate Development: Exploring Leadership Potential in Lifewide Learning and Education in Universities and Colleges. Jackson, N and Willis, J (Eds) www.learninglives.co.uk
Day J (2010) Women’s Football: Organisational Culture within European Football Organisations. The Development of Football: Commercialization, Culture and Identity Conference Malmö University Sweden April 2010.
Day J (2010) Organisational Structures within Women’s Football: A comparative study within European Football Organisations. European Association of Sports Management Conference Prague. September 2010.
PhD with Liverpool John Moores University. Investigating critical transition phases within elite women’s football from a European perspective expected completion April 2017.
Level 3 Certificate in Leadership. Institute of Leadership and Management