Educational and Life Transitions/ TCELT Research Seminar - June 2022

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Identity transitions of people with dementia and their future needs: a narrative portrait approach.   Presenter: Tharin Phenwan Date: 1 June 2022, 12:00-13:00 Tharin is a lecturer and final year PhD student under the supervision of Prof Judith Sixsmith and Dr Linda McSwiggan at the School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee. His thesis focuses on understanding the initiation and revision of Advance Care Planning amongst people with dementia. His research interests are centred around illness transitions, dementia, palliative and end of life care, quality of life and medical education. Tharin had w...

TCELT-INTR's 'Transitions Community Compass' series - May

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We are excited to invite you to TCELT-INTR's 'Transitions Community Compass' series. Each session will involve a number of guests who will share how they have navigated their transitions journeys. This will take the form of a relaxed conversation which will provide insights into unique and dynamic transitions as well as strategies for navigating them. Come and join the conversation on 25 May 2022, 17:00 For this conversation we will be hearing from Dr Marion Burns, Lynn Taylor, Kirsty Smith and Carole Campbell about the opportunities and challenges emerging from the changes made during the pandem...

TCELT-INTR's 'Transitions Community Compass' - April

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We are excited to invite you to TCELT-INTR's 'Transitions Community Compass' series. Each session will involve a number of guests who will share how they have navigated their transitions journeys. This will take the form of a relaxed conversation which will provide insights into unique and dynamic transitions as well as strategies for navigating them. Come and join the conversation on 20 April 2022, 17:00 For this conversation we will be hearing from Sarah Hulme who is an Educational Psychologist and lecturer at the University of Dundee. Sarah will be talking about her experience of transition du...

Age Friendly rights to the city: Becoming the invisible

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Presenter: Professor Judith Sixsmith Judith Sixsmith is Professor of Health Research and Director of TCELT at the University of Dundee, UK. Her research interests lie in the areas of health and wellbeing where she explores the ways in which people, particularly older people and those living in disadvantaged communities, experience processes of marginalisation within existing health, social and cultural systems. Her current research includes projects on placemaking with older people, including issues of age friendly cities and communities, ageing and technology, intergenerational design, housing for cultura...

"Crying and Chaos" – Starting School Experiences of Teachers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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The International Journal of Educational and Life Transitions  (IJELT) has a new article entitled  "Crying and Chaos" - Starting School Experiences of Teachers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) written by Rachel Takriti, Susan Atkinson, Bridgette Rickett, Fatme Mohamad and Mouza Al Dhaheri. The article discusses the transition to full time schooling and how it can be considered as the most important academic move that children make.  Read the full arcticle on the IJELT website. A Podcast is also available on Learning Spaces website...

Educational and Life Transitions/TCELT: Research Seminar - March 2022

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Exploring and understanding the Saudi Newly-Qualified Female Nurses (NQNs) Experiences during the Transition to Clinical Practice, A multiple Qualitative Case Study Approach Presenter: Nasreen Alshamy Date:  2 March 2022, 12:00 -13:00 Venue:   Microsoft Teams Nasreen completed her BSN at King Saud University (KSU) in 2003. Between 2003 and 2005, she worked as a staff nurse in the maternity unit at KFSH&RC. From 2005 until 2010, she worked as an assistant lecturer and staff nurse in the Nursing College in National Guard Hospital. During this period, she completed my master&...

IJELT inaugural Editorial

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International Journal of Educational and Life Transitions (IJELT) has published its inaugural Editorial. It can be accessed on IJELT's website....

TCELT-INTR's Transitions Community Compass series - February

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Come and join the conversation on 16 February 2022, 17:00 We are excited to invite you to TCELT-INTR’s 'Transitions Community Compass' series. Each session will involve a number of guests who will share how they have navigated their transitions journeys. This will take the form of a relaxed conversation which will provide insights into unique and dynamic transitions as well as strategies for navigating them. For this conversation we will be hearing from Iona Campbell, Clinical, Research and Innovation Assistant at Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus (SBH) Scotland. Iona will introduce SBH Scotland&r...