Reflective Practice is useful for all students and in all professions, as it enhances confidence and competence.  It allows you to grow and improve.

There are a wide variety of ways that you can enhance your reflective practice.  Consider trialling several of the strategies below so that you can find the one that suits you.

  • This link will take you to good general information on when and how to reflect.
  • Use this clip as a great general guide to reflective writing.

  • Journaling has become very popular.  Reflective journals allow you to analyse your personal experiences. 
  • Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle allows you to reflect on events and the emotions that surround them.
  • The Johari window allows you to reflect on communication and interpersonal relationships.
  • Most frequently used in coaching, the Grow model allows you to use reflection in order to guide decision making and future action.

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