Author Archive for Callum McGregor

Programme Handbook 2017/18

Hi All, Been having some issues uploading things to the appropriate places on this WordPress site recently. So, I have attached the Programme Handbook for this academic year to this post for everyone’s convenience. CallumMSc-Social-Justice-Programme-Handbook-FINAL-201718

Policy briefing examples

Hi folks Your assessment beckons. As you know, the individual part of your assessment asks you to write a policy briefing for a popular audience. I know that some of you have policy analysis/advocacy experience so this might be a familiar exercise for you. However, I wanted to share with you a few examples of good briefings that are engaging, Read More

Staff Student Liaison Committee

Dear Student Reps, It is about that time of year where we can gather views and feedback on the programme, and then have a dialogue through the SSLC. It is up to you how you would like to do this. I can open a private asynchronous chat space for you to discuss issues and then we can schedule a conversation Read More

CASJ: Course Feedback

Hi CASJ students, You will see that I have created a space at the bottom of the Moodle course for course feedback. If you click on the feedback icon, you will see a number of open ended questions that will help me to improve the course, the programme and your needs, going forward. If you could take some time to Read More

CASJ: Assignment workshop

Hi All, As you are aware, the final week of CASJ is approaching and there will be a final synchronous session at 7pm GMT on Monday 28th November. I think that this session will work more effectively as a dialogical workshop, where you can discuss and ask questions. So, it would be great if people could make the effort to Read More

CASJ: Evaluating community projects

Hi All, Since part of the assignment task asks you to consider the evaluation of your community project for social justice, I have posted a resource by The Joseph Rowntree Foundation on evaluating community projects. You can find it on the section of the Moodle page that articulates the assignment task. I hope that you find it useful. Callum

CASJ: Rioting as community action

Hi All, You will notice that I have posted two videos for the upcoming session on rioting as community action. I think they make a great pairing with the readings. I would like each of you, if you have time, to watch the videos (total not much than 15 mins) as well as read the readings in preparation for Monday. Read More