Physiotherapy Practice Educator Courses

We are looking forward to seeing you at an upcoming Practice Educators Course. Please see below for dates, booking and relevant information.

Full Learning Courses: For those who are new to the role of Placement/Practice Educator, attendance at the Full Course day is required.

Update Learning Courses: For those who have completed a recognised Practice Educator programme and require updating, attendance at an Update Learning Course is required.

Placement Offer - It is expected that you will make a placement offer for this free course. Can you please advise a date range of your placement offer when making a booking.

Full Course dates

Friday 25 November 2022 Virtual delivery 09:30-16:00
Friday 9 December 2022 Virtual Delivery 09:30-16:00
Thursday 19 January 2023 Virtual Delivery 09:30-16:00
Thursday 2 March 2023 Virtual Delivery 09:30-16:00

Update Course dates

Friday 25 November 2022 Virtual delivery 14:00-16:30
Friday 9 December 2022 Virtual Delivery 14:00-16:30
Thursday 19 January 2023 Virtual Delivery 14:00-16:30
Thursday 2 March 2023 Virtual Delivery 14:00-16:30

Please use the button below and fill out the form to request a reservation. A response will be sent to you to confirm your booking. If you are not able to access the form, please contact:

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Resources for delegates

HCPC (2021) The standards of proficiency for physiotherapists [online] available from: 

CSP (2021) Practice-based learning [online] available from:

Patton, N., Higgs, J. and Smith, M., (2013) Using theories of learning in workplaces to enhance physiotherapy clinical education. Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, 29(7), pp.493-503.

Brockbank, A., McGill I. & Beech N. (2002) Reflective learning in Practice. Aldershot: Gower Press

Goppee, N. (2011) Mentoring and supervision in healthcare London:Sage

Healey J. & Spencer, M. (2008) Surviving your Placement in Health and Social Care. A Student Handbook. Open University:Maidenhead

Heron, J. (1999) The complete facilitators handbook Kogan Page

Kolb, D. (1984) Experiential Learning, Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall

Moore, A. Hilton R. Morris, J. Caladine. L Bristow H (1997) The Clinical Educator – Role Development. A Self Directed Learning Text. Churchill Livingstone

Mulholland, J. Turnock, C. (2013) Learning in the Workplace 2nd Edition Routledge:Abingdon

Polgase, T. Treseder, R. (2012) The Occupational Therapy Handbook: Practice Education M&K Publishing

Stuart, C.C. (2003) Assessment, Supervision and Support in Clinical Practice. Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh

Equality Diversity and Inclusion 

WCPT (2019) Policy statement: Diversity and inclusion [online] available from:

CSP (2020) Equality & Diversity Toolkit – a practical guide for CSP stewards, managers and members [online] available from: 

TUC (2021) Guide to: Equality and discrimination [online] available from:

Hutchinson O J. and Atkinson K (2010) Into Physiotherapy: welcoming and supporting disabled students [online] available from:

Hammond, J.A., Williams, A., Walker, S. and Norris, M., 2019. Working hard to belong: a qualitative study exploring students from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds experiences of pre-registration physiotherapy education. BMC medical education19(1), pp.1-11.

Age UK, Safe to be me, [online], available from:

Government Equalities Office (2018), LGBT Action Plan, [online], available from:

Stonewall, Best practice, toolkits and resources, [online], available from:


Additional information

Please note that there will be no parking available at the Canterbury Campus for this course. Parking is available in nearby car parks and via the Park and Ride.

Please note the Medway campus is for permit holders only and everyone is advised to park at the Historic Dockyard, a short walk away from the campus. We do not recommend parking at the Dockside shopping centre, as this may incur a fine.

Lunch will not be provided on the course. However, food will be available to purchase on campus from the Touchdown Cafe.

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