Mr. David Woodger

Staff details

PositionProgramme Convenor BA Community Studies
Email d.woodger (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919-7827
Mr. David Woodger

David has been active in community development and working with young people for 30 years and continues to work in the field.

He has written and published on race and adoption, institutional racism and group work.

He has undertaken work on numerous school issues including exclusions, truancy, sex and relationship education, learning and teaching and introducing group work approaches to teaching. David teaches organisation and management, race, identity and institutional racism, international development and a range of social policy areas and community and youth work. He is also one of the course group workers.

Academic qualifications

BA (Hons) Social Science and Qualification in Social Work and Msc International Development (SOAS)

Teaching

Race and racism/organisation development/international development/group work/youth and crime/education.

Presentations and exhibitions

Recent presentation to group-work conference and faith and community cohesion conference summer 2010.

Papers presented

Group-work paper and Cohesion project paper

Research Interests

Institutional racism/race and racism/ school and professional responses to vulnerable young people / group work impact and effectiveness in personal and social development/ faith islamaphobia and community cohesion.

Publications

Article

Student empowerment in the teaching of race equality in Higher Education
Woodger, David and Westman, Susan. 2018. Student empowerment in the teaching of race equality in Higher Education. Youth & Policy, ISSN 0262-9798

Large Group Work: Identity Development and Its Significance for Achieving Race Equality
Woodger, David. 2015. Large Group Work: Identity Development and Its Significance for Achieving Race Equality. Group Analysis, 48(1), pp. 74-89. ISSN 0533-3164

Groupwork Training for Social Justice
Woodger, David and Anastacio, Jean. 2013. Groupwork Training for Social Justice. Groupwork, 23(2), pp. 56-77. ISSN 0951-824X

Institutional racism in healthcare services: using mainstream methods to develop a practical approach
Woodger, David. 2010. Institutional racism in healthcare services: using mainstream methods to develop a practical approach. Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care, 3(4), pp. 36-44. ISSN 1757-0980

Race and Adoption Article
Woodger, David. 2006. Race and Adoption Article. Anthology of trans-racial writings,

Achieving Equality of Service Response: an Action Research Approach to Tackling Institutional Racism
Woodger, David and Cowan, Jim. 2006. Achieving Equality of Service Response: an Action Research Approach to Tackling Institutional Racism. Research Policy and Planning, 24(2), pp. 73-90. ISSN 0264-519X

Conference or Workshop Item

Published Paper presentation on ‘transforming institutional racism’
Woodger, David. 2006. 'Published Paper presentation on ‘transforming institutional racism’'. In: European conference on diversity. Belgium.

Report

“I hope the river floods” Everyday hatred against Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities
Thompson, Naomi and Woodger, David. 2018. “I hope the river floods” Everyday hatred against Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. Other. GATE Herdfordshire.

Evaluation Report of Interventions in a Pupil Referral Unit and a Mainstream school in North East Essex
Woodger, David. 2011. Evaluation Report of Interventions in a Pupil Referral Unit and a Mainstream school in North East Essex. Other. UNSPECIFIED.

Home Office Commissioned Report on National Community Engagement Strategy in Criminal Justice Initiatives
Woodger, David. 2006. Home Office Commissioned Report on National Community Engagement Strategy in Criminal Justice Initiatives. Other. UNSPECIFIED.

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