Responding to changed parameters of the law student: a reflection on pastoral care in the law school
Galloway, Kate, and Bradshaw, Rachel (2010) Responding to changed parameters of the law student: a reflection on pastoral care in the law school. Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, 3 (1 and 2). pp. 101-112.
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The Bradley Review into Higher Education provides a new imperative to include so-called equity students in tertiary study.1 At James Cook University ('JCU'), a holistic LLB curriculum seeks to address a variety of challenges faced by this increasingly diverse student cohort. The authors identify the means by which our program supports students and then highlight the gap between policies of engagement and retention, and the reality of providing front line care for students. It concludes that the role of pastoral care, while imperative to achieve the bureaucratic aims of government and institution, is gendered, undervalued and misunderstood within the law school context.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||legal education, law student, student pastoral care|
|Date Deposited:||17 Mar 2011 00:22|
|FoR Codes:||18 LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES > 1801 Law > 180199 Law not elsewhere classified @ 90%
13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130309 Learning Sciences @ 10%
|SEO Codes:||93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930299 Teaching and Instruction not elsewhere classified @ 100%|