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Sceptre Seminars and wiki resources

Surrey Centre for Excellence in Professional Training and Education Seminar Programme Summer 2009

May 12th 2009 12.30-13.45
Dr Jenny Willis, University of Surrey and SCEPTrE Fellow
Defining Professionalism
Streaming link: Defining Professionalism

Learning to be Professional through a Life-Wide Curriculum Wiki
Learning to be professional through H E

Video recordings of invited speaker talks

Professor Ron Barnett
The will to be a professional: how a life-wide curriculum
might encourage important features of will
Learning to be professional Ron Barnett

Professor Michael Eraut
Improving the quality of work placements
Learning to be professiona /Michael Eraut presentation

Professor Ursula Lucas
Reflection: a key personal agency for learning to be a professional?
Learning to be professional Ursula Lucas presentation

Phillip McCash
Career development learning through a life-wide curriculum Learning to be professional Phil McCash presentation

Professor Karen Evans
Seven Principles for Putting Knowledge to Work: exploring their potential for the 'sandwich placement model' of work integrated learning
Learning to be professional Karen Evans presentation

Other Resources

Anthony Wailey and Susana Sambade
Constructing a Professional Story
London College of Communication University of the Arts London
Learning to be professional articles

Student Voices

Sarah Campbell a level 3 psychology student interviewed six students who had been on placement to find out what being professional meant to them.. watch this video to find out what they discovered for themselves
Learning to be professional Learning to be professional student voices

Andra Ilie a level 1 Hospitality Management student tells us through a digital story what lifewide learning means to her Learning to be professional Andras story

Teacher Voices

Russ Law
Personal experience of Learning to be Professional
Compilation of Participants’ Stories
Participants stories of Learning to be professional

Jenny Willis
Presentation analysing participants’ stories of Learning to be Professional

Participants stories of Learning to be professional

Julian Burton creates pictures from conversations. Here he talks about his visualisations on the theme of learning to be professional
Learning to be professional Visual Dialogue

Kai Jansen writes and sing songs. Here is the song he produced for and sang at the conference suitably called ‘Professionally Challenged.
Learning to be professional Kai Jansen

Creative Academy

Creative Academy is designed to help educators transfer and adapt creative thinking and facilitation techniques used in the design world to other disciplinary teaching and learning contexts in the world of higher education. It comprises a one or two day training and professional development process aimed at helping higher education teachers develop their ability to think like a designer and to facilitate students' creative thinking when they are working in groups.