Monthly Archives: March 2015

Reminder: TPSJ Evaluation

Hi everyone This is just a friendly reminder for you to please complete the TPSJ student evaluation ASAP. Your views and experiences on the course are crucial to helping us plan the teaching and learning for future courses. Fewer than half the cohort has responded. Please take 10 minutes to complete the survey: https://edinburgh.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/theories-and-politics-of-social-justice-student-evaluatio

Students’ Perceptions of Social Justice Survey

As promised, I’m following up with you about the above research project I’m working on with colleagues. We’d love to hear from you about your perceptions of social justice. In this survey we ask you to share your views about dealing with issues of ‘social justice’ in your professional role and in the university environment. The questionnaire will take you Read More

Thank you! Gracias! Merci!

I want to thank all of you for your hard work, dedication and critical analyses on TPSJ. I’ve learned so much from each of you and I’ve been constantly surprised at the unexpected turns our debates have taken us. No pressure, but I’m really looking forward to reading your essays. I also want to thank you for nominating me for Read More

Comments on your blogs

As I suspected, now that we’ve reached the final week, those of you who might have fallen behind on your blogs are starting to catch up. Many of you have written multiple posts over the last 10 days or so, which is great. However, this plethora of posts means that there may be a bit of delay in my comments Read More

Making our Social Justice Hub Public

As I mentioned at the start of the year, Duncan and I are working to take the Social Justice Hub public. There are benefits and drawbacks for making parts of the Hub public. For my purposes as programme director, this Hub is a fantastic marketing and student recruitment tool for the programme. Potential students will be able to take a Read More

We want to hear from you!

Folks, I’m part of a research team led by my colleague, Dr. Natasa Pantic, and we’re exploring the processes by which professionals understand, develop and enact principles of social justice. In particular, we’re exploring professionals’: • Sense of purpose: your commitment to and understanding of social justice • Competence as agents of social justice: your understanding of broader social influences Read More