Current Projects

Currently there are two ENOTHE seed funded projects. See below their aims and project team.


School Based Occupational Therapy


1. Develop common curriculum guidelines for undergraduate and postgraduate education to use and adapt to their own national context.

2. Provide guidelines for supporting students on diverse and innovative fieldwork opportunities in emerging areas of practice at all levels of their national education system (preschools, primary schools, secondary schools, etc.)

3. Engage students in research and practice development projects in the area of School-Based OT, either as part of OT educators’ projects, or student-directed projects (e.g. MSc Dissertation projects).

Project Team:

Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands:  Debbie Kramer-Roy,  Koen van Dijk

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Switzerland: Christina Schulze

University College Cork, Ireland: Helen Lynch

HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland: Sylvie Ray-Kaeser

Zuyd University of  Applied Sciences, The Netherlands: Barbara Piskur

Artesis Plantijn University college Antwerp, Belgium: Reinhilde Lennaerts

University of Applied Sciences FH Campus Wien, Austria:  Erna Schönthaler

University of Applied Sciences FH Campus Wr. Neustadt, Austria: Sophie Ulbrich-Ford

University of Malta,  Malta: Nathalie Buhagiar

Brunel University London, UK: Niamh Mellerick


The psychosocial node: Preparing and empowering occupational therapy students as local and global leaders to address occupational needs of refugees 


Aims: to create a learning community specifically focused on psychosocial interventions, that include practitioners, occupational therapy students, researchers and stakeholders.

Project Team:

Margarita Mondaca Karolinska Institutet Sweden

Salvador SimĂł Algado , Vic University Spain

Ursula Costa Health University of Applied Science Tyrol Austria

“The decision to collaborate with the people is guided by a desire to democratize knowledge production and to give people the opportunity to have voice in defining the boundaries of the possible.”  (Reason and Bradbury, 2008)