Police education and role play: Insights from the literature

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This paper provides a literature review into the utilisation of role play and reflection, as valuable teaching strategies which should be considered for implementation, within the Police Education Qualification Framework (PEQF). The aim of this paper is to challenge the current pedagogical teaching methods utilised as part of the National Policing Curriculum (NPC), by highlighting the benefit of a more experiential based learning strategy, for Professional Policing Degree students, based within England and Wales.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages26
JournalThe Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
Issue number00
Early online date15 Jul 2021
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 15 Jul 2021


  • Role Play
  • PEQF
  • experiential learning
  • Peer Assessment
  • Reflective Practice
  • Police Education Qualification Framework


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