Study day 5th May 2018 : Education for practitioners and prospective parents during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries,to be held at Trinity College, Oxford
Welcome to the study day which we are jointly organising. We’re delighted with the fantastic panel of guest speakers who have agreed to offer presentations! Below is the programme and some practical information to help you, as you make your plans.
9.30 Registration and coffee
10.00 Welcome (Janette Allotey, Chair of De Partu, Valerie Worth-Stylianou Mellon-Torch KE Fellow)
Book learning for practitioners
10.15-10.30 Introduction by Janette Allotey: The use of book learning since the 18th century
10.30-11.10 Guest speaker: Sue MacDonald (Midwifery Consultant and Educationalist, Honorary Fellow RCM, and co-editor of recent editions of Mayes Midwifery: A Textbook for Midwives)
11.10-11.50 Guest speaker: Jayne Marshall (Foundation Professor of Midwifery PFHEA at University of Leicester and co-editor of recent editions of Myles Textbook for Midwives)
12.00-12.20 Guest speaker: Alison Taylor (Senior Content Strategist, Nursing and Midwifery, Elsevier): The future of Mayes and Myles
12.20-12.40 Comparative Afterword: Janette Allotey
Educating the parents: the history of parent education for the early years
1.30-2.15 Guest speaker: Mary Nolan (Professor of Perinatal Education, University of Worcester)
The history of professional networks and teams in obstetrics
2.15-3.00 Guest speaker: Sheila Duncan (FRCOG, formerly Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the Jessop Hospital for Women and Sheffield University)
3.20-4.20 PhD presentations (some tbc)
Tinashe Chandauka (Rhodes Scholar, Trinity College Oxford): changing the balance in
collaborative teamwork between obstetric surgeons, anaesthetics and nursing staff in sub-Saharan
4.20 Concluding remarks and end of study day: Valerie Worth
Lead contacts for the Partnership:
Janette Allotey, Chair of De Partu, and Valerie Worth-Stylianou, Trinity College Oxford, Mellon-TORCH Knowledge Exchange Fellow
How to book and what is included
Booking is online via Eventbrite.
The fee (£25, or £10 reduced fee for students and unwaged) covers your booking, refreshments and a sandwich lunch. There will be water, tea and coffee available at regular intervals through the day!
Getting to the study day
The study day is at Trinity College Oxford OX1 3BH. Registration (with tea / coffee!) will open at 9.45. You need to enter Trinity through the small gate on Broad Street (next to the White Horse pub and Blackwell’s Bookshop). Please tell the lodge you are attending the study day (so you are not charged a tourist entrance ticket!), and they will direct you to the Danson Room, where we are meeting.
Really sorry, but we are not able to offer parking at the venue, and parking in central Oxford on a Saturday is a nightmare, in fact almost impossible for more than a couple of hours. The best thing, if you are driving to the event, is to use one of the Oxford Park and Ride car parks, and then take the bus to the city centre (asking for nearest stop to Broad Street or High Street). (If anyone has disability parking needs, please could they email Valerie in advance for further information: email@example.com).
If you are arriving by train, the main Oxford station is about 15 minutes’ walk from Trinity. (Or there are usually taxis outside the station.) The other Oxford station, Oxford Parkway, is about five miles from the city centre, but served by a good bus link.
If you are taking the coach to Oxford, you’ll probably come into the terminus, Gloucester Green, from which it’s ten minutes’ walk to Trinity.
Accommodation if you want to stay on the night before the study day (Friday) or the night after (Saturday)
In term time there are not usually many rooms free in Colleges, but if you like the idea, it’s worth a look on the booking site that lists any availability.
If you want a main budget chain (with car parking – but it’s not in a scenic place!), there is Oxford Peartree Travelodge (OX2 8JZ).
If you would like B+B within bus / walking distance from the city centre, we’d suggest looking at hotels/ B+Bs on the Abingdon Road or in Summertown.
Option of a meal with other attendees and speakers on Friday evening
We hope that a group of us will be able to meet up for an informal, friendly meal on the Friday evening (4th May). We’ll book a city centre pleasant ‘mainstream’ restaurant, Carluccio’s or the like. Please could you let Janette know by email by 2nd May if you plan to attend the meal, so that the restaurant can reserve enough tables!
We look forward very much to seeing you in Oxford!