Using Reflective Practice

This course provides an introduction to what reflective practice and learning are and how these concepts can support both your individual management practice and your team members. The session will include a range of practical techniques and frameworks that you will be able to apply straight away.

‘Very good course that will enable me to improve my 1-2-1s, team meetings and feedback with apprentices.’

Team Manager, LB of Hackney

Course contains

  • The value of reflective practice and what it means
  • Models and theories relating to reflective practice
    • Kolb’s Experiential Learning Cycle
    • Gibbs’ Reflective Framework
  • Barriers to reflective practice and strategies to overcome these
  • Learning journals

Leaning outcomes

After attending, delegates will be able to:

  • Define reflective practice and identify its role in the learning process
  • Examine the benefits of reflective practice
  • Demonstrate key frameworks that support individual reflection
  • Identify what makes a great reflective journal
  • Explore challenges in reflective practice and describe strategies for overcoming these obstacles

Suitable for

Managers who are wishing to develop their own reflective practice as well as those who are looking for strategies to support their team members with their learning and professional development.

Meet the trainer

Annie Clarke is a Learning and Development specialist who works across the charity and commercial sector. She specialises in undertaking OTNAs to ensure organisations are delivering cost effective and relevant learning solutions. She also works with organisations to support their management and team development. Annie began her career in the charity sector by working for the young person’s homeless charity Alone in London. Since then she has held a variety of roles such as Head of Learning Development at the Institute of Fundraising and Talent Development Manager at The Children’s Society. Annie was also a leadership trainer for London 2012 and is a qualified MBTI practitioner for Step 1 and Step 2 and is currently studying for her MBA with the Open University. Annie’s sessions combine participative and reflective activities to ensure learners can takeaway and implement practical solutions.

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