ProfileChristopher WalshEditor

Christopher is currently a Senior Lecturer (Permanent) of International Development and Teacher Education within the Faculty of Education and Language Studies (FELS), Department of Education at the Open University (UK). In this position, he works on two externally funded projects: Creative Emotional Reasoning Computational Tools Fostering Co-Creativity in Learning Processes (C2Learn)and Meeting Teachers' Co-Design Needs by Means of Integrated Learning Environments (METIS). He was the co-applicant on C2Learn (€2.4 Million), funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme (F7P), a project that aims to introduce an innovative digital gaming and social networking environment incorporating diverse tools, the use of which can foster co-creativity in learning processes in the context of both formal and informal educational settings. He is also a team member on METIS (€498K), funded through the European Commission’s Life Long Learning Programme. METIS aims to contribute to the improvement of national in-service teacher training curricula (one of the EU Lisbon strategic goals) by offering high quality material for teachers' professional development on the use of modern learning techniques and tools that will focus on higher order skills and 21st century competencies. He is also the current UK academic lead for Teacher Education through School-based Support in India’s (TESS-India) Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team. He was also on the team who authored the successful accountable grant (£10 million) in 2012. The TESS-India project is working alongside the Indian Government to help India reach its target of free, compulsory and quality education for all children by 2017. The project is funded by UK Aid from the Department for International Development (DfID).

Email: c.s.walsh@open.ac.uk

Website: http://www.open.ac.uk/education-and-languages/people/people-profile.php?staff_id=2418018

Articles by Christopher Walsh

TLBz Sexperts! Using information and technology to get to zero HIV infections among Thai transgender people
November 15, 2014  |   0 Comments

Nada Chaiyajit
Published Online: November 15, 2014
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Currently, access to sexual health information that serves the needs of transgender individuals is non-existent or severely limited.  With “Getting to Zero” as the official UNAIDS campaign to achieve zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths, this lack of access to information coupled [...]

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Innovative programmatic approaches to HIV prevention and care services for gay men, other men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender persons using information and communication technology (ICT)
November 15, 2014  |   0 Comments

Editorial by Special Issue Guest Editors

Darrin AdamsKent KlinderaChristopher S. Walsh
R. Cameron Wolf
Published Online: November 15, 2014
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Achieving HIV risk reduction through HealthMpowerment.org, a user-driven eHealth intervention for young Black men who have sex with men and transgender women who have sex with men
November 15, 2014  |   0 Comments

Kathryn E. Muessig, Nina B. Baltierra, Emily C. Pike, Sara LeGrand & Lisa B. HIghtow-Weidman
Published Online: July 17, 2014Full Text: HTML, PDF

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Assessing needs and capabilities: Towards an ICT resource to support HIV-positive gay men and other MSM in Southeast Asia
November 15, 2014  |   0 Comments

Benjamin Hanckel, Laurindo Garcia, Glenn-Milo Santos & Eric Julian Manalastas
Published Online: July 17, 2014
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“Hidden on the social media”: HIV Education on MSM through Cyber-educators in Central America
November 15, 2014  |   0 Comments

Jorge Rivas, Jennifer Wheeler, Marcos Rodas & Susan Lungo
Published Online: September 25, 2014
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Reaching men who have sex with men in Ghana through social media: A pilot intervention
November 15, 2014  |   0 Comments

Kimberley Green, Phillip Girault, Samuel Wambugu, Nana Fosua Clement, & Bashiru Adams
Published Online: July 17, 2014
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Two internet-based approaches to promoting HIV counselling and testing for MSM in China
November 15, 2014  |   0 Comments

Matt Avery, Gang Meng & Stephen Mills
Published Online: July 17, 2014
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Resistance to the Swedish model through LGBTQ and sex work community collaboration and online intervention
November 15, 2014  |   0 Comments

Nicklas Dennermalm
Published Online: September 25, 2014
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TLBz Sexperts! Using information and technology to get to zero HIV infections among Thai transgender people
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Nada Chaiyajit
Published Online: November 15, 2014
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Bambucha media: Using social media to build social capital and health Seeking behaviour among key populations
November 15, 2014  |   0 Comments

Collins M. Kahema, John Kashiha, David Kuria Mbote & Michael R. Mhando
Published Online: September 25, 2014
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