Staff Profile


Miss Jeannette Head

Senior Lecturer

School: Centre for Work Based Learning and Continuing Development

Campus: Medway

Tel: 01227 924433

Profile summary

I have been member of academic staff at CCCU for a number of years and have I have been a module leader at levels 4, 5, 6 and 7.  Across these levels of study my role has involved the facilitation of learning in areas such as reflective practice, professional reasoning, health and wellbeing enhancement and human development across the life span. I am currently Programme Director for the MSc Health and Wellbeing programme.


I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Registered as an Occupational Therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council and a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists.

Teaching and subject expertise

Teaching/research/clinical interests:

  • Transitions into higher education

  • Developing critical reflection

  • Occupational Profiling, Activity Analysis and Occupational Performance Analysis

  • Mental health promotion through participation in occupations

  • Work-based/Practice-based Learning and Development

External activities

Chapter contribution to textbook - Implementing Occupation Centred Practice – A Practical Guide for Occupational Therapy Practice Learning, Edited by Karina Dancza and Sylvia Rogers, 2018

Innovative technology presentation - Enabling and engaging students within an e-learning environment using WordPress.  (Poster created in partnership with Fiona Gray) Presented BAOT/COT 39th Annual Conference, 2015

Paper presentation – Lessons from history: Illuminating future directions – World Federation Occupational Therapists Congress (WFOT), 2014

Workshop - The Kawa (River) Model –  Offering a Creative Tool for Reflection.  Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN) & International Practice Development Collaborative (IPDC) Conference, 2012

Paper presentation - Promoting creativity in reflection: charting the learning experience (Paper prepared in partnership with Karina Dancza) - CARN/IPDC Conference, 2012

Poster - Partners in learning through role-emerging placements in Occupational Therapy: An ‘Alternative Tube Map’ – (Poster created in partnership with Karina Dancza) - Partners in Learning Conference, CCCU, 2011

Poster - Improving the student learning experience through using Constructive Alignment – (Poster created in partnership with Rayya Ghul, Sue Mesa) – Partners in Learning Conference, CCCU, 2011

Workshop - Managing Change CCCU Support Staff Development - Faculty of Health and Social Care, CCCU, 2011

Workshop - Promotion of Occupational Therapy in Schools through role-emerging student placements.  College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Interest Group (undertaken in partnership with Karina Dancza) – Children, Young People and Families, BAOT South East Region – Study Day, 2010

Paper presentation- Preparing and Supporting Students on Role Emerging Placements (Prepared in partnership with and presented by Nancy Clark, Lindsey Keefe, and Jan Jensen) – The British Association of Occupational Therapists / College of Occupational Therapists (BAOT/COT) 34th Annual Conference, 2010


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