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Practice Placement Educators Courses for 2016/7 – Occupational Therapy

Practice Placement Educators Courses

The practice educators’ courses for the next academic year will be:

Falmer:            day 1 Sept 9th         day 2: April 5th

Eastbourne:    day 1 Jan 18th          day 2: 17th May

Eastbourne:    day 1 March 8th        day 2: 19th July

Day one will include theory, practical tasks and information related to practice education for the two OT courses at Brighton. Participants will then be required to take a student for at least one placement before returning for a second educator’s day which will focus on reflections, group discussions and additional learning related to their experiences of taking students. If you have been qualified for 18months and would like to start taking students and want to do the educators course then please contact Lisa Harford to reserve a place: .

It is a requirement that, as part of your application for these free educator courses, you offer a student placement and this is now essential in order to attend day 2 of the course and receive your CPD certificate. Please discuss this with your team or placement coordinator before requesting a place on the course.

Please note that you do not need to have done the educators course to offer a 2 week beginning practice placement- this is good experience for those interested in taking student’s prior to course.


Channine Clarke   01273 643771

Tracy Szekely       01273 643947

Sara Hadland       01273 643873


Source: Occupational Therapy newsletter – July 2016

Channine Clarke, Principal Lecturer and Tracy Szekely, Senior Lecturer

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Nikki Marshall • July 12, 2016

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  1. Emily Keith December 8, 2017 - 1:59 pm Reply

    Good afternoon,

    My name is Emily Keith, I am one of the OT’s at Royal Sussex County Hospital. Could you please let me know when your next practice educators course is running and if you have any spaces available.

    Many thanks,

    Emily Keith

    • Nikki Marshall December 11, 2017 - 11:43 am Reply

      Hi Emily

      The next course is starting on 7th March with the second day on 18th July. Please contact Lisa Harford for further information and to book.


      Nikki Marshall, Senior Marketing Officer.

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