Presentation on theme: "Shift happens; using CAMELS to support change. Simon Walker. Educational Development Coordinator University of Greenwich, London."— Presentation transcript:
Shift happens; using CAMELS to support change. Simon Walker. Educational Development Coordinator University of Greenwich, London.
‘effective practice’ ‘effective practice’ is: complex, situated, specific no theory can fully describe it: we know more than we can tell (Polanyi) social process of learning (Vygoksy, Wenger) ‘thick’/’fat’ case studies (Glenaffric) legitimate peripheral participation
? What are the main features of the CAMEL model? People who have got something to say and wish to share and discuss it. Partners host an event in their institution. Social element. Development of trust (warts ‘n all). Presence of external partners and evaluator / critical friend
This large area of Sorghum, on rented land north of Paysandu, has been grazed by cattle. It will grow again. The trees are ‘Algarrabos’. Very hard, good for fence posts. Extract from farmer’s notebook
Began to develop the foundations of a community of practitioners Led to other successful CAMEL projects that tested the transferability of the model Experience / information gained from cross sector collaboration