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Innovation in Teaching & Learning

In 2015 the Council launched a call to its members for case studies that highlighted examples of innovation in teaching and learning. The call focused primarily on four categories – pre-registration education (undergraduate), postgraduate education (taught), postgraduate education (research) and widening participation – all of which were identified as important themes within health higher education. HEIs from across the four nations submitted case studies detailing examples of innovation in teaching and learning that are now available for all to access.

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Transforming Practice module

Canterbury Christ Church University

The aim of the module developed is two pronged-to enable the student to critically evaluate a pilot or small scale development initiative which will enhance service provision and to critically appraise the impact of CPD on their personal and/or professional development and practice. It is worth 40 credits towards their final award and runs over…

Service user involvement, pedagogy and frameworks for professional education: an exploration of the impact of service user stories in pre-registration social work education

Canterbury Christ Church University

Service user involvement within professional education is a relatively recent development and although receiving increasing attention remains, its actual impact remains little researched. I have therefore explored the notion of impact in relation to service user narratives as part of my Education Doctorate. This has involved the collation and analysis of a wide range of…

Negotiated Endorsement awards

Canterbury Christ Church University

The individual Negotiated Endorsements allow students to name the endorsement to their award ensuring that it closely reflects the subject specialism which they have studied and the particular area within which they are working and will also meet the needs of stakeholders who are increasingly looking for education provision that reflects their workforce needs. Viability…

Multi-Agency Workshops on Public Protection

Robert Gordon University

Multi- Agency workshops on Public Protection engaged students from two universities and 5 different health and social care disciplines; education students and Police Scotland Police Officers. The format for learning comprised a blended approach using an interactive tool Collaborative Outcomes Learning Tool (COLT) developed as a partnership between the university and Police Scotland Students interacted…

Promoting reflective practice for nursing students through an arts based workshop.

University of Edinburgh

We developed an innovative arts based workshop for student nurses to encourage them to reflect on an event or experience they have encountered in a clinical context that has impacted on them emotionally. During the workshop we assisted them to transform a piece of their own reflective writing about this event/experience into a Haiku. Having created…

Using the Patient Voice to shape undergraduate nurse education.

Cardiff University

The School of Healthcare Sciences at Cardiff University and Macmillan Cancer Support worked collaboratively, in appointing an Associate Lecturer for Cancer Care to the ‘cancer team’. The team redesigned cancer education for undergraduate nurses, involving people affected by cancer in the education programme. This project developed a process of collaborative working between academic lecturers and…

The Development of a PgC in Physician Associate Studies

Canterbury Christ Church University

The development of a PgC in PAS represents the potential start of the next phase in the introduction/integration of a new profession into the NHS Physician Associates. Although these professional are well established in the UK they remain a very small sector of the workforce in the UK; signs are this is about to change.