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Mental Health in Higher Education aims to increase networking and the sharing of approaches to learning and teaching about mental health and distress - across the disciplines in higher education. 

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    Service user and carer involvement in nurse education - shaping the curriculum

    Posted by Jill Anderson on May 22, 2017 at 14:39 0 Comments

    These pages have been created in partnership with Health Education England to form a 'How To' guide on involving service users and carers in nurse education. The aim is to illustrate the potential and spur readers on to further development of this agenda, rather than insisting on compliance with a set of strict rules or funding conditions. These webpages have been co-produced with service users and carers and written in real time.  They represent the…

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    Higher Education and the Common Good - new book, by Simon Marginson

    Posted by Jill Anderson on May 18, 2017 at 12:11 0 Comments

    In the last half century higher education has moved from the fringe to the centre of society and accumulated a long list of functions. In the English-speaking world, Europe and much of East Asia more than two thirds of all school students enter tertiary education. Bulging at the seams, universities are meant to be fountains of new knowledge, engines of prosperity and innovation, drivers of regional growth, skilled migration and global competitiveness, and makers of equality of opportunity.…

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    Podcast: Against your will - compulsory powers in the mental health system.

    Posted by Jill Anderson on May 18, 2017 at 8:00 0 Comments

    New Podcast from Discursive of Tunbridge Wells. 

    This edition discusses the compulsory powers available in the mental health system in the UK, under the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act (MHA). The regular panel is joined by Emma Rye, a Clinical Psychologist working in in the field of learning disabilities. Emma is currently in training to take up the role of a ‘Responsible Clinician’ under the MHA. There are also have interviews with Dr Matthew Debenham, an NHS…

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    Teaching Excellence Framework - special edition of Compass - Journal of Learning and Teaching

    Posted by Jill Anderson on May 16, 2017 at 19:03 0 Comments

    Prior to the publication of TEF assessments on 12th June (embargoed until 14th June when they go public) , we would like to announce publication of a TEF special edition in our open access journal Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching. A table of contents is listed below and you can access individual articles or the whole pdf HERE

    These opinion pieces review the value of the TEF and…

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    International Journal for Students as Partners - first issue.

    Posted by Jill Anderson on May 9, 2017 at 9:17 0 Comments

    We are delighted to let you know that the first issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) was launched on 8th May 2017 at the International Summer Institute on Students as Partners at McMaster University, Canada (…

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    Workplace: a journal for academic labour

    Posted by Jill Anderson on May 8, 2017 at 16:30 0 Comments

    Workplace is a refereed, open access journal published by the Institute for Critical Education Studies (ICES). The longest standing and among the top journals in critical university studies, or critical higher education studies, Workplace is supported by a collective of scholars promoting dignity and integrity in academic work. Contributions are aimed at higher education workplace scholar-activism and dialogue on all issues of academic labor. Workplace is normally published as 1-2 issues /…

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    Teaching critical psychology: international perspectives - Forthcoming book

    Posted by Jill Anderson on May 4, 2017 at 8:30 0 Comments

    This volume, edited by Craig Newnes - will be published later in the year.  It is described as ' the definitive text on methods and content in teaching psychology from an international and critical perspective'. Chapters from internationally renowned contributors - working clinically, educationally and in the community with a range of client groups - outline critical teaching by and for professionals and service recipients.

    Teaching Critical Psychology offers a unique,…

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    Experiencing the Social Work World - exhibition in Manchester

    Posted by Jill Anderson on May 2, 2017 at 14:33 0 Comments

    Using visual methods to explore the lived experiences of social workers

    8 April 2017 — 18 June 2017, People's Museum, Manchester

    8 April - 18 June 2017, Experiencing the Social Work World @ People's History Museum. Restricted by bureaucracy

    Time 10:00 - 17:00

    Duration 7 hours

    Cost In order to keep our exhibitions programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation.…

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    New online MA programme in Education and Social Justice at Lancaster University

    Posted by Jill Anderson on May 2, 2017 at 11:26 0 Comments

    Applications are now invited to join the first cohort of students who will commence the programme in October 2017.

    The Department of Educational Research at Lancaster University is launching a new online MA – by coursework and dissertation - in Education and Social Justice. It’s a part-time programme undertaken entirely online, over 2 years. The programme is designed to enable professionals worldwide to…

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    From Psychiatric Abuse to Psychiatric Neglect

    Posted by Jill Anderson on May 2, 2017 at 8:01 0 Comments

    Free to access article from Asylum Magazine - great starting point for discussion in teaching.

    View the article here

    Is Asylum in your university or local library? Could you help encourage subscriptions?

    Subscription link is here.

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