Challenging Practice is an independent-learning programme for built environment professionals and students to explore socially engaged forms of practice and critically reflect on the challenges of community and international development. The course aims to prepare participants to work in the field and can be followed up by a Stage B internship or workshop allowing to put these newly learnt skills into action. Themes covered by the course include: participation, working in partnerships and disaster preparedness.
The seminar will include the following activities and resources:
Facilitated online sessions – You will participate in three 2-hour online sessions held between 11am-1pm on three consecutive Saturdays commencing on 6th February 2021, exploring a case study through interactive role-play exercises.
Online repository – A variety of resources will be available through the course’s website to support your learning (readings, audio/video media clips, and interactive activities such as online quizzes).
Peer-to-peer support – In between the sessions, you will have the opportunity to build relationships and exchange ideas with your peers taking the course.
Upon active engagement in the three sessions, you will receive a Stage A Certificate of Completion of this RIBA-accredited CPD course.
Title: Challenging Practice Stage A: Online Seminar
Dates: 11am–1pm on Saturday 6th, 13th & 20 February 2021
Places available: 20
Cost: £150 if you are working / £100 if you are a student or unemployed
For more info and to apply for the course please email us on: [email protected]
Deadline for bookings: Saturday 23rd January 2021
This seminar to enable participants to reflect on their knowledge gained from the readings of the Challenging Practice Introduction through case studies, facilitated discussions, interactive scenario building, and role plays.
Challenging Practice is an independent-learning programme for built environment practitioners and students to learn to engage with vulnerable urban groups, and reflect on the challenges of international development.
It aims to prepare attendants to working in the field, whether in the global North or South, and can be followed up by a Stage B internship or workshop which will allow you to put these newly learnt skills into practice.