Professor Alison Cook-Sather will be visiting the University of Sydney on 10th October 2016, following her presentation at the National Students as Partners Roundtable at the University of Queensland on 5th October. She will be giving a workshop on working in partnership with students to enhance higher education. The workshop will be an interactive experience that combines sharing of principles and examples of partnership, with participants reflecting on their own ideas and contexts and discussing how they might put partnership into practice.
Please come along – staff, students and colleagues from other universities are all welcome.
Monday 10 October, 10am to 12pm (morning tea available from 9.30am)Register here
Alison’s visit is funded by the Widening Participation Network, a joint initiative of the Social Inclusion Unit and the Education Portfolio.
About Alison Cook-Sather
Alison Cook-Sather is the Mary Katharine Woodworth Professor of Education at Bryn Mawr College and Director of the Teaching and Learning Institute at Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges. Professor Cook-Sather has developed internationally recognised programs that position students as pedagogical consultants to prospective secondary teachers and to academics. She has published over 70 articles and chapters, and her books include Engaging Students as Partners in Learning & Teaching: A Guide for Faculty (co-authored with Catherine Bovill and Peter Felten, Jossey-Bass, 2014) and Education Is Translation: A Metaphor for Change in Learning and Teaching (Penn Press, 2006).