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Ms Christine Smith

Lecturer/ Professional Practice Co-ordinator

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education and Social Sciences

Summary

Christine Smith is passionate about the transformative potential of community and education in creating the conditions to produce greater social justice and in combating new formations of inequality. She is an experienced practitioner and has undertaken a variety of lead roles across the voluntary, community and statutory sector since the 1980s. Christine focuses on the the role of higher education in the professional formation of youth and community educators as part of her research. She is an active contributor across a number of networks including TAG Professional Association for Lecturers in Youth and Community Work and the Education Training and Standards Committee.