The practice of reflective practice

December 9, 2015 § Leave a comment

This is a link to a blog piece describing a session on reflective practice that a colleague Jenny Gibbons from York Law School and I delivered earlier this year.

Our aim was to teach the basics of reflective practice, and to facilitate some practical experience for participants to take back into their work.

http://yorkforum.org/2015/12/01/facilitating-reflective-practice-within-the-university/

My prezi from the session is here; feel free to be in touch for more information or if you’d be interested in organising a session for you and your colleagues on reflection and learning within a work-based context.

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Aidex Brussels 2014

November 10, 2014 § Leave a comment

For the first time, the University of York will be exhibiting at Aidex this week. Aidex is a leading platform for the international aid and development community to come together, under one roof, over two days to meet, source, supply and innovate – http://www.aid-expo.com/brussels

In connection with my part-time teaching role at the University of York, I’ll be part of a cross-departmental staff team at Aidex, promoting a unique range of face-to-face and online programmes:

Social Policy and Social Work’s online Masters in Public Administration – International Development.

York Law School’s LLM in the theory and practice of clinical legal education.

The Centre for Applied Human Rights:

  • online Postgraduate Certificate in Defending Human Rights;
  • professional development courses on Leadership, and International refugee law and advocacy; and
  • MA in Applied Human Rights and LLM in International Human Rights Law and Practice.

Post-War Reconstruction and Development Unit’s online MSc in International Humanitarian Affairs, delivered by the PRDU and the Overseas Development Institute’s Humanitarian Policy Group.

The University of York can be found at stand E26 in the Careers and Training Pavilion, so please do drop by and say hello and find out more about our education, training and consultancy services.

I will also be running a workshop to showcase some of our programmes and the opportunities they offer to participants. This workshop will run from 10.00 to 11.00 on the morning of Thursday 13 November, in the Meeting Room near the Main Auditorium.

Entrance to the exhibition and workshop is free http://www.aid-expo.com/brussels/visit/conference-agenda, and it is a greatopportunity to network with fellow professionals in aid and development.

If you or a colleague hope to come along, do let us know; and please feel free to pass this information on to your colleagues.

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