Learning with Head, Hand and Heart: Humanising Practice in a Foundation Year Curriculum to Enhance Students' Confidence and Sense of Self

Authors: Devis-Rozental, C. and Clarke, S.

Conference: Fusion Learning Conference


The foundation year in the business school is an innovative programme preparing students for university. With a mix of subject specific content (head, knowledge) academic skills (hand, practice) and socio-emotional development (heart, personal growth), the programme is distinct as it introduces students early on to metacognition theories and activities and explores contemporary key issues they may face whilst scaffolding them, so that as they learn their confidence grow mastering the necessary skills to flourish at university whilst developing their understanding and a positive sense of self.


Source: Manual