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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. We have members from across the world.  

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Carer or Journeyer? "some faith perspectives on the caring role and implications for professional practice..." at St Marylebone Parish Church

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    New and emerging research on the history and geography of Scottish ‘madness’, asylums and psychiatry: Call for papers

    Posted by Jill Anderson on October 21, 2014 at 12:42 0 Comments

    Notwithstanding notable contributions from scholars such as Jonathan Andrews, Mike Barfoot, Alan Beveridge, Gayle Davies, Rab Houston, Gavin Miller, Iain Smith and others, it arguably remains the case that Scottish psychiatry has tended to be the ‘Cinderella’ in the existing historiography of British psychiatry. While the journal History of Psychiatry has carried ‘country reports’ on both the historiography of and substantive histories of psychiatry (expansively understood) in…

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    Health Education England: Values Based Recruitment Framework

    Posted by Jill Anderson on October 21, 2014 at 10:18 0 Comments

    From 1 April 2015, all HEIs contracted by HEE to deliver NHS funded training programmes will need to assess students for the values of the NHS Constitution using the national core requirements, as set out in this framework, alongside their aptitude and skills. NHS employing organisations will be encouraged to do the same.

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    Changes to Disabled Students' Allowance

    Posted by Jill Anderson on October 20, 2014 at 11:00 2 Comments

    In a written ministerial statement, it has been announced that government will be delaying for a year the introduction of any changes to the DSA to provide more time for universities and experts to review current support arrangements.

    An 'analysis on the effect of changes made to disabled students' allowances in…

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    Thinking the ‘yet to be thought': ESRC seminar series

    Posted by Jill Anderson on October 17, 2014 at 10:13 0 Comments

    An international cross-sector seminar series exploring socially just education and inequalities in education

    A new Seminar Series has been funded by the ESRC, to run from October 2014 until September 2016. This is an exciting opportunity to bring together academics, practitioners, teachers, educators, campaigners, parents and students. All events will be organised to be democratic and participative.

    This seminar series, entitled ‘Thinking the ‘yet to be…

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    HCPC all for research proposals on newly qualified registrants' preparation for practice

    Posted by Jill Anderson on October 16, 2014 at 11:23 0 Comments

    The HCPC is seeking proposals for research to explore preparation for practice among newly qualified professionals who have completed pre-registration education and training programmes approved by them.

    In particular, they are interested in the role of the HCPC standards of education and training (SETs) and supporting guidance in ensuring that education providers have the structures and systems in place to prepare students to be fit to practise as autonomous professionals.

    This…

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    Special issue: Globalising Mental Health or Pathologising the Global South?

    Posted by Jill Anderson on October 15, 2014 at 15:52 0 Comments

    Disability and the Global South, 2014, Vol. 1 No. 2

    Special issue: Globalising Mental Health or Pathologising the Global South? Mapping the Ethics, Theory and Practice of Global Mental Health

    Edited by China Mills (University of Sheffield) and Suman Fernando (London Metropolitan University)

    Proudly Open Access and FREE. All material available for download.

    A great resource for teaching about global mental health.

    If not now, when: Feminism in contemporary activist, social and educationalcontexts. Call for Papers

    Posted by Jill Anderson on October 14, 2014 at 12:00 0 Comments

    ‘If not now, when?’. The Feminist Research Group invites potential contributors to consider the present moment of feminism and the presence of feminism on the streets and in mainstream society. It is seeking both theoretically informed and more empirical contributions on feminist endeavours, the strategies they employ and the values they uphold, the lessons learnt, and the new or emerging debates and challenges. In the context of a broadly defined feminist education, ‘If not now, when?’ also…

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    Mad Studies, what it is and why you should care - by Lucy Costa

    Posted by Jill Anderson on October 14, 2014 at 11:00 0 Comments

    Post written by Lucy Costa on Mad Studies wordpress site. Read it here.

    Peer support - a shared journey: new film

    Posted by Jill Anderson on October 10, 2014 at 10:02 0 Comments

    To celebrate World Mental Health Day today, the Institute for Mental Health's Peer Support Training Team is delighted to launch their long awaited tandem-inspired film, highlighting the concept of a shared journey.

    The film has been developed with fellow peers and colleagues from across the Country to promote the work that the training team is leading, in order to establish a national peer support network.

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    Groupwork in the Classroom - Call for Papers

    Posted by Jill Anderson on October 9, 2014 at 13:34 0 Comments

    Groupwork in the Classroom
     
    Editors Penny Singh and Tim Kelly
    The Editorial Board of Groupwork intends to publish a Special Edition which will focus on the role of 
    groupwork in teaching, learning and assessment in the global classroom. The articles should…
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