Facilitating learning is one of the 4 pillars of practice and learners can be given the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to be lead education through education focused placements. Placements could be solely focused with an education team/ training hub or may be part of a clinical placement where they carry out a project with an educational focus for service users or staff.
This guidance from Health Education England can help plan and implement educational placements: Education placement Guide to Practice Based Learning for Allied Health Professional (AHP) Students in Education
We have developed this information guide and workbook to help you plan and carry out an education placements:
An education placement, led by a midwifery course leader in the School, enabled occupational therapy students to explore the occupational perspective of the birthing experience and create a toolkit ot promote optimum birthing spaces :The Birth Space: An occupational therapy perspective (brighton.ac.uk).