Prof. Kathleen Armour, is Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) at the University of Birmingham, UK. She was a co-founder of NW18 (Research in Sport Pedagogy) and the initial link convenor, undertaking this role until 2013. She is a leading name in the field of Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy and has made a significant contribution to this area of study. Throughout her career, she has sought to examine issues of relevance to teaching and learning, with a focus on continuing professional development for teachers and coaches. Prof. Armour’s work has been underpinned by concerted efforts to bridge gaps between theory, research and practice.