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Naming the Taken-for-Granted: what British youth and community work students learn from international mobility

Jones, Helen M.F. (2003) Naming the Taken-for-Granted: what British youth and community work students learn from international mobility. Commonwealth Youth and Development, 1 (1). pp. 29-49. ISSN 1727-7140

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    Abstract

    The majority of the United Kingdom (UK)'s youth and community work
    (YCW) students complete their studies within the UK. A minority undertake
    fieldwork placements outside the UK either using their own contacts
    or through programmes such as Erasmus (the European Union's
    mobility scheme for university students). This article focuses on the nature
    of learning for these students, who typically live and work in an
    unfamiliar context for between three and six months. During this time
    they are dislocated from the familiar in personal and professional terms
    and are immersed in different cultural and social contexts. This research
    focuses on the nature of learning for YCW students who undertake professional
    practice placements outside the UK.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: © Unisa Press
    Uncontrolled Keywords: commonwealth british youth community work students international
    Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
    L Education > L Education (General)
    Schools: School of Education and Professional Development
    School of Education and Professional Development > Centre of Lifelong Learning and Social Justice > Social Cohesion Research Group
    School of Education and Professional Development > Centre of Lifelong Learning and Social Justice
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    Depositing User: Sara Taylor
    Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2007
    Last Modified: 06 Aug 2013 11:27
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/324

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