Statement of Principle

Statement of Principle

For millennia humans have solved extraordinary problems as well as taken advantage of great opportunities through the use of a variety of mental processes. These have been described by various names including meditation, contemplation, introspection and concentration...
Reflective Practice

Reflective Practice

Reflective Practice They propose that as we reflect on new ideas and knowledge, we can stand back to gain new insights as patterns emerge to create a more holistic picture. Like seeing stars in the night sky – it can be difficult to see them at first – we...
Graham Gibbs‘ Reflective Cycle

Graham Gibbs‘ Reflective Cycle

Graham Gibbs‘ Reflective Cycle Gibbs’ model is an effective tool to help reflect after a given experience, and is a useful model if new to reflection as it is broken down into clearly defined sections. Feelings: The practitioner is encouraged to explore any thoughts...
Learning Cycle by David Kolb

Learning Cycle by David Kolb

Learning Cycle by David Kolb Kolb developed a four-stage reflective model. His Learning Cycle highlights reflective practice as a tool to gain conclusions and ideas from an experience.  First, practitioners have a concrete experience. This means experiencing something...
Further Aspects of the Academic Work on Reflection

Further Aspects of the Academic Work on Reflection

Further Aspects of the Academic Work on Reflection The Art of Self-Scrutiny The act of self-reflection is a ‘spiritual act’ by taking time out to connect the inner-self with the outer world. A view, Olsen suggests, that parallels Florence Nightingale’s thoughts that...