In October, Dr Anne Hollinshead returned to Myanmar for the 20th time in 8 years. This is part of on-going knowledge transfer and consultancy work focusing on promoting inclusive practice with focus on disability and special needs. Anne works in partnership with a National Association of Myanmar experts ( MSEA) to collaborate with the Myanmar government, Myanmar Universities, NGO’s such as Unesco, Unicef and the British Council.
Dr Alan Dolan, Associate Professor and Director of Social Work and Kay McEvoy, Recruitment and Marketing Manager both received an award for their 21 years service at Warwick.
Alan did an interview with the central communications team where he shared his experience of the past 21 years at Warwick. He commented how his colleagues and the students are the reason he's stayed here so long. You can read his full interview here.
Recently we caught up with Charlotte Lewis. Charlotte completed her degree in Health and Social Policy with CLL. She now works for the Coventry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre (CRASAC) as an Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (ISVA) but is based on campus at Warwick. You can read our interview with her here.
Dr Anne Hollinshead, Director of the Centre for Lifelong Learning and Dr Sarah Cousins, Director of Early Years Programmes, Interim Director of Academic Studies, Centre for Lifelong Learning have been in discussions with a Kenyan Educational Trust – Stadi za Maisha (translates as ‘skills of life’) about possible collaborative activities with themselves, the State Ministry of Education, the County Ministry of Education, Kenyatta University (centre for lifelong learning) and the Kenyan Institute of Special education (KISE).
A scoping visit took place in Nairobi 30/9 – 4/10 where Anne and Sarah were hosted by
- Edward Mokua (EM), Coordinator Stadi za Maisha,
- Immaculata Wanjala (IM), Stadi za Maisha.
Faye's paper entitled 'The role of the practitioner in safeguarding' was recently accepted for publication by The Early Childhood Studies Degree Network (ECSDN).