Helen Featherstone

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  • ChallengeCPD - reports

    We have been working on ChallengeCPD since October last year. ChallengeCPD looked at continuous professional development (CPD) and training for public engagement. This was because CPD is seen as necessary for effective public engagement, but it is often not used...

  • ChallengeCPD at Ecsite2018

    I’m currently at ECSITE 2018 to share and discuss our ChallengeCPD work. Alongside Justin Dillon (University of Exeter), Margaret Glass (ASTC) and Andy Lloyd (Centre for Life) we each shared an aspect of “professionalisation”**. Justin shared some of the findings...

  • E-Learning tools - invitation to tender

    We are developing a suite of e-learning tools for researchers to use to help them with their public engagement work. Can you help? PDF of this information is available here: E-learning tender public engagement Bath FINAL FOR CIRCULATION Background ‘Public engagement’...

  • DIY training - call for proposals

    Do you have a great idea for training for public engagement? If so, read on! As you may know, the Public Engagement Unit secured funding from RCUK last year to examine professional development and training to support public engagement with...

  • Co-producing CPD

    I'm rather ashamed to admit that I've never  co-produced CPD interventions with the people for whom I'm creating them. No excuses, I've just never done it. So I'm going to put that right. I'm working with colleagues in two faculties...

  • Toolkits, guides and DIY

    I think the biggest thing coming out of ChallengeCPD for me is about toolkits, guides and Do It Yourself CPD. It's clear from our work so far that CPD is about so much more than the intervention itself. Good CPD...

  • ChallengeCPD - What's changed?

    In our ChallengeCPD proposal we promised to make 'quick wins' - changes to our existing programmes of CPD - based on what we are learning. From our initial literature review and Advisory Group meeting, it was clear that any training...