What is compassionate fieldwork?
As life begins to return to normal after a period of unrivalled disruption, you might be starting to plan fieldtrips with your students once again.
With World Environment Day falling on Saturday 5 June, it seems fitting to think about the term 'compassionate fieldwork' and how your students might feel about returning to the field.
At the Geography Association online conference in April 2021 we held an online discussion about compassionate fieldwork. The panel discussed what the term 'compassionate fieldwork' means, ideas for carrying out compassionate fieldwork, diversity and inclusion in fieldwork, the role of technology in making fieldwork more inclusive and accessible, and more.
Read Jon Wolton's compassionate fieldwork blog