Christine Smith

Ms Christine Smith

Lecturer/ Professional Practice Co-ordinator

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education

Qualifications

  • MA
  • PhD (University of Plymouth)

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.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Re-imagining approaches to learning and teaching: Youth and Community work education post Covid-19

Curran, S., Gormally, S., & Smith, C. (2022). Re-imagining approaches to learning and teaching: Youth and Community work education post Covid-19. Education Sciences, 12(3), Article 201. https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci12030201

(Re)Assembling Anti-Oppressive Practice Teachings in Youth and Community Work through Collective Biography (2)

Bowler, R., Green, S., Smith, C., & Woolley, L. (2021). (Re)Assembling Anti-Oppressive Practice Teachings in Youth and Community Work through Collective Biography (2). Education Sciences, 11(9), Article 497. https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci11090497

Charity role

Professional Association of Lecturers in Youth and Community Work

2018 - 2022

A membership organisation working with sector colleagues to represent the interests of academics educators and researchers in the field of youth and community work. The Association represents in excess of 250 educators at over 50 institutions and agencies in the UK.

Yorkshire and Humber Regional Youth Work Unit

2018

Committee/Steering group role

University of Hull Enactus Adviser

2019

English Training Standards Committee

2017 - 2021

External examiner role

University West Of Scotland

2022

Ulster University

2018 - 2022

Open University

2017 - 2021

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

FRSA

2018

Fellow of Higher Education Association

2014