#PotW: Clinical Governance and Leadership – 27 November 2014

Clinical governance and leadership. Invented in the UK, exported to NZ.  Developments that can contribute to NHS England This lecture by Professor Robin Gauld will report the late-1990s in response to various failures in medical professionalism but also to promote equal emphasis in NHS organizations on accountability for both clinical performance and financial performance, and… Continue reading #PotW: Clinical Governance and Leadership – 27 November 2014

#PotW: Democracy or empire? Reflections on the British imperial experience of the First World War – 16 Oct

The New Zealand-United Kingdom Link Foundation in association with The Institute of Commonwealth Studies and the Imperial War Museum warmly invites you to the  NZ-UK Link Foundation Inaugural Annual Lecture. Speaker: Professor Sir Hew Strachan, Chichele Professor of the History of War (All Souls College, University of Oxford) When George V addressed the British empire shortly after… Continue reading #PotW: Democracy or empire? Reflections on the British imperial experience of the First World War – 16 Oct

Pick of the Week: What Kind of Theory and Research is Relevant to the Well-Being and Rights of Children? -19 June 2013

Connections and smooth pathways between research, policy and practice are essential to ensure that researchers can play a part in achieving social justice and making a difference to children’s lives.  Professor Smith will argue that the recognition of children as active citizens and participants in research rather than the passive objects of concern is one… Continue reading Pick of the Week: What Kind of Theory and Research is Relevant to the Well-Being and Rights of Children? -19 June 2013

NZ Link Visiting Professor Anne Smith gives first lecture on early childhood education

In her inaugural lecture last week as the School’s NZ-UK Link Visiting Professor for 2013, Anne Smith outlined how New Zealand’s early childhood system became a model of best practice for the recognition of children’s rights in early childhood education. She also highlighted the threats posed by current fiscal policies to its ongoing integrity.