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A critical review of the major educational issues related to the participant’s own professional practice by Mind Map: A critical review of the major educational issues related to the participant’s own professional practice

1. International

1.1. Globalisation of standards

1.2. Sharing ideas/resources

1.2.1. Collaboration, research & communication

1.3. Supporting developing countries

1.3.1. Equity of access

1.4. Connecting and over-coming differences

1.4.1. Development of communities of practice

1.4.2. Looking after the midwife on the ground, not just those in research/academia

1.5. Utilising new ways of communicating and collaborating

1.5.1. Social media

1.5.2. OER

1.5.3. Open access

1.5.4. Open research

1.6. Supporting life-long learning

2. National

2.1. Midwifery identity

2.1.1. Seen as sub-section of nursing

2.1.2. Regulated by Nursing Council

2.1.3. Power of medical profession

2.1.4. Lots of change happening all the time

2.1.5. Few midwifery practitioners

2.1.6. Large, powerful hospitals/institutions

2.2. Lack of national cohesiveness in the profession

2.3. Competition

2.4. Emphasis on research rather than teaching in universities

2.5. New regulation standards

2.5.1. Supporting life-long learning

2.5.2. Integrating reflective practice & portfolio

2.5.3. Access to professional development

2.6. Lack of cohesive strategy around postgraduate education

2.6.1. Supporting life-long learning

3. Local

3.1. Access

3.1.1. Geographical

3.1.2. Indigenous women

3.1.3. Mature students

3.2. Blended learning

3.2.1. Engaging student

3.2.2. Teaching clinical skills

3.2.3. Making learning "authentic" in online environment

3.2.4. Increasing digital literacy

3.2.5. Design of learning that suits online environment

3.2.6. Supporting/educating lecturers so they can work in online environment

3.3. Assessment

3.3.1. Authentic

3.3.2. Meets all learning needs

3.3.3. Takes holistic view of learning

3.3.4. Prepares students to be life-long learners

3.4. Clinical experience

3.4.1. Well supported

3.4.2. Access to experience

3.4.3. Theory-practice gap

3.4.4. Fighting 'institutionalization'

3.4.5. EBM

3.5. Development of Masters program

3.5.1. Supporting life-long learning