The hidden curriculum of researcher development

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In this post I want to reflect on my experience and explore if a Hidden Curriculum also exists for people designing and delivering learning and development opportunities. The Hidden Curriculum “refers to the unintended and often unacknowledged learning that occurs during a programme of study” as defined by Advance HE, which links closely to concepts in Elliot et al, 2020. This definition is accompanied by the explanation that “this includes the absorption of attitudes values and perspectives that are experienced during the daily routine and the interplay of social relationships in the learning environment…” and, importantly, it does not separate learners from teachers. Looking at the learning environment and the relationships experienced within it, I think that this implies that the Hidden Curriculum also impacts educators, like myself.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputInternet
PublisherThe Hidden Curriculum in Doctoral Education
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2021


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