Research seminar presented by Lynne Gilmour

| 2020

A TCELT Research seminar presented by Lynne Gilmour is being held on Wednesday 8 January 2020 entitled "Creative ways of gaining informed consent". Recent societal changes have resulted in children being considered as autonomous agents. Children rights legislation promotes that children should be consulted in research, that they have a right to be heard, listened to, and consulted on matters that affect them. MRC guidelines encourage researchers to include children in research not just as participant subjects, but as collaborators throughout the life cycle of the research project. Much has been written abo...

Seminar presented by Gillian Ferriday

| 2020

A MEd/TCELT seminar presented by Gillian Ferriday is being held on Thursday 13 February 2020, "An Exploration of Staff Perspectives of Factors That Impact Upon the Inclusion of Pupils with Additional Support Needs in Mainstream Secondary Education". In this presentation, Gillian will discuss the key findings of her MEd dissertation research that sought to specifically explore the perspectives of staff at the forefront of the battle of educational inclusion. Her research gathered unique insights and personal accounts of issues pertaining to inclusion by sharing the staff voice in an attempt to obviate such ...

New publications by our research staff

| Research, 2019

Our research staff in the School of Education and Social Work have been busy producing new research publications recently. Here we have a selection of those now available. Cranwell, M., Gavine, A., McSwiggan, L. & Kelly, T. B., (2018). What happens for informal caregivers during transition to increased levels of care for the person with dementia? A systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 7, 1-5. Fenton, J. & Kelly, T. B. (2018) ‘Risk is King andNeeds to take a Backseat!’ Can Social Workers’ Experiences of Moral Injury Strengthen Practice. In A. Whittaker and B Taylors (eds...

Invitation to join TCELT’s International Network of Transitions Researchers

| Research, 2019

With our commitment to building a diverse international network of transitions researchers across disciplines and sectors, we are inviting you to join the International TCELT Network. What can you expect as a TCELT network member? Connectwith others undertaking transitions research Peer mentoring and capacity building Partner on funding applications Opportunities to co-author papers, chapters and books Opportunities to co-supervise doctoral students To have international visibility for your research (briefings, briefings) hosted on the TCELT website Contribute to TCELT blog which will capture commentaries...

A Tale of Two Clusters: Supporting the Primary-Secondary Transition for Children with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Needs (Research Seminar)

| Research, 2019

The next TCELT Research Seminar will take place on Thursday 2nd May 2019, 3.30pm, in the University of Dundee's Carnelley Building, room 2.35. In this seminar Dr Joan Mowat, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Strathclyde, will present findings of a research and development study sponsored by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation  to evaluate a group-work approach to support children with social, emotional and behavioural needs (SEBN) across the Primary-Secondary transition. The study constituted three projects, Primary 6, Secondary 2 and P7-S1 (transition project), involvi...

TCELT Research Seminar - Are prevalence studies of child sexual abuse a waste of time?

| Research, 2019

The next TCELT Research Seminar will take place on Tuesday 29th January 2019, 4-5pm, in the University of Dundee's Dalhousie Building, room 1S08. In this seminar Sarah Nelson will ask some ethical and practical questions about the continuing research priority given to prevalence studies of CSA, including the difficulty of ever achieving true figures. She will argue that greater accuracy about the prevalence of CSA will come about not through conventional research methodologies, but as a by-product of ethical and child-centred practice against sexual abuse and exploitation. She will explore the role of prof...

Analysing atypical interactions : Conversational Analysis and AAC

Annalu Waller
| 2018

This seminar, part of the TCELT Research Methods Seminar: Educational and Life Transitions series, will introduce Conversational Analysis (CA) as a practical method for understanding an atypical interactions, including transcription, notation and analysis.Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) attempts to augment natural speech, or to provide alternative ways to communicate for people with limited or no speech. AAC Technology  in the form of Speech Generation Devices (SGDs) provide people who use AAC with independent access to voice output. Venue: Dalhousie 1G10 Date...

Being older, affordable housing and forced relocation: Place histories and cultural context

| 2018

TCELT and Educational and Life Transitions team seminar: "Being older, affordable housing and forced relocation: Place histories and cultural context", by Professor Judith Sixsmith. Aging-in-place is assumed to be a positive experience, yet this is not always the case for people who are forced to relocate homes in later-life. This paper presents a study exploring the forced relocation experiences of older Chinese migrants to Canada to understand how place histories can shape experiences of opportunity and oppression, and impact health and wellbeing across the life-course. Info...