Event Details


Time: April 7, 2014 at 9am to April 8, 2014 at 5pm
Location: University of Strathgclyde
City/Town: Glasgow
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Jane McLaughlin
Latest Activity: Feb 28, 2014

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Event Description

10th International Conference on Practice Teaching and Field Education in Health and Social Work

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, April 7th - 8th 2014


Creating connections, repairing disconnections
and building relationships in practice learning and field education

Special 10% discount for full AMED Members

This conference is for researchers, teachers and practitioners involved in developing and delivering practice-based learning in all health and social care professions in the UK and overseas. It should be of interest to AMED Members, because it is also an opportunity to bring together those who employ, support and work with practice educators, or who benefit from their expertise - especially health and care service users. There are also presentations from other fields that offer relevant transferable insights.

What inquiry questions will we address?

We will explore such questions as:

• How do we develop the relationship between academic research and teaching, and workplace learning and practice?
• How do we manage the transition from study to employment?
• How do we do all this in the context of:
• globalisation;
• interprofessional education and the current emphasis on collaborative working;
• a time of great organisational change in health and social care?

Who are the conference sponsors?

The conference is sponsored by The Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning, published by Whiting and Birch Limited. For the proposal form for workshops and papers, and the conference booking from, follow this link: http://www.whitingbirch.net/cgi-bin/scribe?showinfo=ip005.  The deadline for proposals is 18 October 2013.

If you’d like to find out more, please contact Jane McLaughlin on jm4whitingbirch@aol.co.uk. Further details will be published regularly.

What is the cost of participating?

The attendance fee for individuals £195.00 (£175.50 for full AMED Members). This figure includes light refreshments and lunch and the conference pack. Participants are responsible for finding their own accommodation.

How is the programme shaping up?

You can open this document to see what's  happening:  Connections Programme

About Jane

As well as being involved in organising this important project, Jane is a long-standing member of the AMED Writers’ Group, and is keen that as many AMED Members as possible are able to contribute their particular areas of expertise. jm4whitingbirch@aol.co.uk.

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