Applying and enhancing learning: volunteering with the National Trust

Hayes, Tracy (2017) Applying and enhancing learning: volunteering with the National Trust. In: Applied Psychology and Working with Children and Families Student Conference 2017, 28 April 2017, University of Cumbria, Carlisle, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In March 2016, eight WCF students (four second and four third years), plus one lecturer, ventured south to the shores of Lake Windermere to volunteer for the National Trust at Wray Castle in the Lake District. The event was the National Trust’s first Children’s Book Festival and it was organised to celebrate Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday. Afterwards the National Trust emailed to say: “Thank you for providing students for the book festival! They were all really great and very helpful over the weekend. Hopefully they all gained something from it, even if it was just the knowledge they survived a cabin in the woods! I’m sure we will have plenty of opportunities for them and other students in the future.” Towards the end of the year, the National Trust contacted us again to ask for more help. In this presentation we will share what happened next…

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Departments: Faculty of Health and Science > Health, Psychology and Social Studies > Working with Children and Families
Depositing User: Tracy Hayes
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2017 10:34
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2017 10:34
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3116

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