14 June 2011
Carrie Jackson, Head of the Department for Nursing and Applied Clinical Studies, has been appointed as an Honorary Associate Professor for the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, at the University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.
The two year appointment will focus on joint publications and educational collaboration on postgraduate e-learning in the field of practice development, leadership and research. It will start with a key note address at the International Practice Development Collaborative Conference in Sydney, in October 2012.
Carrie said: "I am delighted to have been offered this opportunity to work with my colleagues in Australia and to have my expertise recognised in this way. It is a timely appointment given the extensive development work we are undertaking in practice development and will help to establish the University's reputation in international markets".
Carrie is currently overseeing the establishment of the England Virtual Centre for Practice Development, which will be hosted at Canterbury Christ Church University with colleagues in the International Practice Development Collaborative.
Notes to Editor
Canterbury Christ Church University
Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern university with a particular strength in higher education for the public services.
With nearly 18,000 students, and five campuses across Kent, its courses span a wide range of academic and professional expertise.
- In 2010 the Faculty of Education received top grades in its Ofsted report for primary, secondary and post-compulsory programmes, together with its employment-based routes into teaching. The University’s primary provision has the unique record of having been awarded the highest Ofsted grades in all inspections since 1996.
- Over 90 per cent of our graduates gain employment or are in further study in the first six months after graduating.
- Along with over a thousand undergraduate, postgraduate and professional training courses on offer, we are also home to world-leading and internationally recognised research in Education, History, Music and Sports Related Studies.
- Canterbury Christ Church University was founded in 1962 by the Church of England as a teacher training college.