Presentation on theme: "Developing Your Knowledge and Practice Unit SHC32"— Presentation transcript:
1 Developing Your Knowledge and Practice Unit SHC32 Involve me and I understandDevelopment is always self-developmentMaking learning your priority and everything else will be a spin-offExperience is the greatest teacherYou are what you learn
2 Understand what is required for competence in own work role Learning OutcomesUnderstand what is required for competence in own work roleBe able to reflect on practiceBe able to evaluate own performanceBe able to agree a personal development planBe able to use learning opportunities and reflective practice to contribute to personal development
4 Personality types – self-developers (source: Peter Honey Publications) Put themselves firstStrive to improve their performancePrepare themselves in anticipation of changesDeliberately seek out opportunities to developGet learning mileage out of planned and unplanned experiencesAssess their own needs and set their own learning opportunitiesAssess their own progressExperiment and try new thingsReview experiencesDraw conclusionsPlan to implement what they have learnedTolerate short-term discomfort in the interests of long-term gains
6 DutiesTo provide personal careResponsibilitiesTo maintain dignityStandardsNMS Standard 10 Privacy and Dignity
7 The Reflective Cycle (Gibbs 1988) DescriptionWhat happened?Action planIf it arose again, what would you do?FeelingsWhat were you thinking and feeling?ConclusionWhat else could you have done?EvaluationWhat was good and bad about the experience?AnalysisWhat sense can you make of the situation
8 Did it challenge your assumptions. Did you get further feedback? Reflective accountDid it challenge your assumptions. Did you get further feedback?How did the learning take place, and did you record it?How your practice has changed by your learning?What was the activity?
9 Feedback…should be both positive and negativecan come from anyone around you, including the individual in your careshould be used to improve your practice.
10 Using evaluation to improve practice Constructive feedbackReflective practiceImproved practice
11 What opportunities are there to learn? InductionSupervisionShadowingCoachingMentoringInstructingTeam meetingsIn-house trainingCounsellingQuestioningExternal coursesProjects
12 What methods are there for keeping your skills up to date? ReadingObservationsPersonal reflection
13 What is supervision / appraisal? Monitoring standardsSharing practice ideasSharing concernsTwo-way processDeveloping a learning planSetting a time frame to meet goals