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Piloting PIVOT: The Professional Identity and Values Organisation Tool

By Barry Cooper and Maggie Pickering

Abstract

PIVOT was piloted between March and September 2008 with a small number of tutors and students on the social work programme in one region in England. The project involved the creation and trialling of a suite of reflective activities based upon Personal Construct Psychology. The project and activities had a number of aims:\ud <br></br><br></br>\ud 1. to help students to access their own constructs of learning\ud <br></br><br></br>\ud 2. to facilitate an individual enquiry into personal and professional values\ud <br></br><br></br>\ud 3. to offer an opportunity to identify and envision a desired future of specific learning\ud aims arising from these explorations\ud <br></br><br></br>\ud 4. to develop a scale of movement and action plan to realise these learning aims\ud <br></br><br></br>\ud 5. to explore the potential for enhancement of the programme tutor role\ud <br></br><br></br>\ud The PIVOT activities were successfully piloted and evaluated and are being developed in different forms to be further available to students and tutors.\ud <br></br><br></br

Publisher: The Open University
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:oro.open.ac.uk:23083
Provided by: Open Research Online

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