Chapter 10. Educators Learning Together: Linking Communities of Practice

  1. Theo Stickley1 and
  2. Thurstine Basset2
  1. Jill Anderson and
  2. Hilary Burgess

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713617.ch10

Teaching Mental Health

Teaching Mental Health

How to Cite

Anderson, J. and Burgess, H. (2007) Educators Learning Together: Linking Communities of Practice, in Teaching Mental Health (eds T. Stickley and T. Basset), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713617.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Nottingham, UK

  2. 2

    Consultancy Ltd, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470030295

Online ISBN: 9780470713617



  • mental health educators;
  • mental health policy;
  • mental health in higher education project;
  • multiple challenges;
  • mental ill-health


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Challenge of Change For Educators

  • Teaching in Isolation

  • A Conceptual Framework — Communities of Practice

  • Engaging with Educators: Phase One

  • Challenges and Recommendations from Phase One

  • Phase Two Developments

  • Phase Three of the Project and Emergent Themes

  • Conclusion

  • References