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Empowering positive partnerships: a review of the processes, benefits and challenges of a university and charity social and emotional learning partnership

Cobb, Wendy; Haisman-Smith, Nick; Jordan-Daus, Kerry;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2017
  • Publisher: Unipress
  • Country: Bolivia
‘Working in partnership to transform society through education’ is the inspirational mission statement of our Faculty of Education. But what can and does ‘working in partnership’ mean in practice? This paper outlines a partnership development story with a charity and a university Faculty. There is limited research surrounding academic partnerships with social enterprises, although no shortage of claims to be ‘working in partnership’. This is a research informed review of a social and emotional learning partnership between the charity Family Links and Canterbury Christ Church University which we suggest has had a profound and positive impact on individuals and or...
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