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A HEFCE Catalyst funded teaching and innovation experimental project
This project explored innovative pedagogic approaches to learning in an interdisciplinary environment, using dialogue to understand different viewpoints. Drawing on the work of experts in the field of open dialogue the project workshops enabled students to practice and develop the often overlooked communication skills of active listening and open dialogue.
Workshops encouraged conversations between students from different disciplines and focused on key world challenges, represented by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Thes issues are relevant to everyone, more sharing and a greater understanding of different perspectives, ideas and expertise is imperative to help find solutions to challenging sustainability issues, in the United Kingdom and internationally.
The project is still under evaluation and as part of it's impact workshops are still being requested and delivered using tried and tested methods developed during the funded period of the project (2017-April 2018)
Project Lead Dr Zoe Robinson firstname.lastname@example.org
Education Project Officer Christa appleton email@example.com
This project is a HEFCE funded Catalyst experimental learning and teaching innovation project, 2017-18