RELATIONSHIP BASED TEACHING WITH (SOCIAL WORK) STUDENTS AFFECTED BY GLOBALISM AND THE POLITICS OF LOCATION
Published: 31 Aug 2017
Abstract: This article aims to discuss my reflexive account as a social work educator in England, a black, female, of migrant parents, applying a relationship based approach to my teaching. A challenging aspect of my role is to create a safe learning environment and to build professional relationships with the students. This has been contested by the diverse student group (dis)connected by historical colonisation, current globalisation and identities navigating different countries and cultures. With the growth of globalisation and internationalism, the phenomenon of cohorts of students from countries connected by historical colonisation yet separated by language, culture and identity, is likely to be experienced by educators from a range of disciplines in multiple countries. I intend to capture how migration and our embodied experiences of learning and teaching can manifest in the classroom, the implications of this and how educators manage the challenges this can present between themselves and the students.
Keywords: colonialism, culture, diversity, education, identity, relationship
Cite this article: Sharon Walker. RELATIONSHIP BASED TEACHING WITH (SOCIAL WORK) STUDENTS AFFECTED BY GLOBALISM AND THE POLITICS OF LOCATION. Journal of International Scientific Publications: Educational Alternatives 15, 48-55 (2017). https://www.scientific-publications.net/en/article/1001561/
Download full text
Back to the contents of the volume
© 2021 The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. This permission does not cover any third party copyrighted material which may appear in the work requested.