Reflective Practice


The aim of this module is to enable the learner to develop competency in practice of reflective  thinking and writing as a method of increasing, enhancing and promoting continued professional development and self care in professional practice. This module also aims to equip the learner  with the skills of critical self awareness,  analysis, synthesis,  evaluation and conclusion.  Learners will enhance their competences related to theories of reflective practice  and critically appraise the role of reflection in professional practice using a critical research approach.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Critically analyse the meaning of reflection and reflective practice within professional practice.

  2. Critically analyse the main theories and models of contemporary reflective practice.

  3. Critically distinguish the skills required for  effective reflective practice.

  4. Critically differentiate the contemporary debates related to reflective practice such as assessment and facilitation of reflective practice.  

  5. Critically understand and demonstrate  the skills of reflective writing.

  6. Critically appreciate the role of education for the reflective practitioner.

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