Staff Profiles: Steve Bullock

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Steve Bullock

Staff Profile: Steve Bullock
Academic Course Leader for various children and youth related courses

Steve Bullock

Steve Bullock

Academic Course Leader for various children and youth related courses

Health and Social Care

I have been involved in youth work since I was a young person myself and have substantial experience of working in different ways and settings and still volunteer today. My teaching is enhanced by this experience and my current PHD studies.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 714202 Email: sbullock@glos.ac.uk

Biography

I have been involved in youth work since I was a young person myself and have substantial experience of working with young people in different ways and settings and still volunteer today. My specialised areas include community settings, models of youth provision, faith based work, spirituality, ideas development, residential activities and event planning. My academic studies have complemented by practice, as I progressed from getting a degree qualifying me to now PHD level.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BA Informal and Community Education George Williams College/Canterbury Christ Church University 2006
PGcert Post Gradaute Certificate in Higher Education University of Gloucestershire 2010
Masters Reflective Practice and Applied Theology CYM/Oxford Brookes University 2012

Accreditation

I am a qualified youth worker as my degree allowed me JNC status.

Membership of professional bodies

Professional member of The Institute for Youth Work.

Fellow of the Higher education Academy.

Teaching and research

Teaching

I currently teach study skills, various practice/theory modules linked with children and young people, integrated working, community development, working with people and organisations, strategic youth work and social education

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

My PHD studies focus on understanding how communities have responded to changes in youth services since 2010. I am also undertaking research on the learning journeys that people experience as a result of being involved in our RIDE (resources for inclusion and diversity) Erasmus plus project.

External responsibilities

Subjects for media interviews

Changes in youth services

Community youth work

Faith based youth work

Spirituality

Integrated services

Inclusion and diversity

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External examining

I have completed my duties as external examiner at youth work programmes at The Open University and Oasis College/Staffordshire University.