A Democratic View of Professional Development in HE

Rainford, Jon (2023). A Democratic View of Professional Development in HE. In: Hopkins, Neil and Thompson, Carol eds. Reflections on Identity: Narratives from Educators. Springer, pp. 69–82.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-46794-3_7


This chapter reflects on a range of professional development activities I have facilitated with academic and professional services staff across the higher education sector. In doing so I will address the following key questions:

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What role does staff development play in developing professional identity?
How can staff development be meaningfully co-constructed?

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