Dr Julie Wintrup MBA, Doctorate in Education, Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Post-graduate Teaching Certificate in Higher Education
Principal Teaching Fellow
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Julie's teaching, research and scholarly activities centre on the relationship between education, inter/professional development and the 'everyday ethics' of healthcare work. An occupational therapist by profession, her interests include mental health, clinical reasoning and decision-making, the role of networks and social media in health, research methods and the pedagogic potential of working with students as co-designers and co-researchers.
My teaching and research has one overarching purpose: to create engaging, safe and stimulating opportunities for learning and education that equips health professionals to provide high quality care and treatment to their patients
Research into coherent and evidence-based approaches to ethics education across disciplines and care groups to prepare practitioners for complex care practice, new extended roles and increasing autonomy/accountability.
Research into the student experience of learning, teaching, assessment, transition, progression and other social and academic factors which influence engagement and success in Higher Education.
Development of academically-robust vocationally-focussed education which addresses the needs of the health and social care workforce, in particular through leadership of change, distributed leadership, service improvement, fiscal and moral duties, innovation and enterprise.
Collaborative working with employers, researchers, students, commissioners, service users/Expert Patients, Sector Skills Councils, FE and HE providers to secure funding for project work, new educational provision and Continuing Professional Development.
Innovation in Higher Education curriculum planning, design and delivery to develop high quality learning experiences systematically across programmes and levels of study, drawing upon concepts of interdisciplinary, breadth and opportunity.