This fascinating study tour led by Kit Sinclair visits three dramatically beautiful and historic countries; Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia Herzegovina. The itinerary provides a range of enlightening visits reflecting how occupational therapy has developed in these three countries while letting you experience the rich culture and history and stunning landscapes of the region to the full. Start in the stunning city of Ljubljana and visit picturesque Lake Bled. Continue by train to Zagreb in Croatia before continuing by road to Sarajevo. Drive through dramatic mountain landscapes to Mostar and Pocitelj before ending in Dubrovnik, the famous 'Pearl of the Adriatic'.
There is also an optional pre-tour extension in Prague which includes a journey on the spectacular UNESCO-listed Semmering train route from Vienna to Ljubljana in Slovenia.
Kit Sinclair, PhD, is an international education consultant in the areas of occupational therapy service and curriculum development. As a founding faculty member of the occupational therapy education programme in Hong Kong, she has played an active role in occupational therapy professional development in Hong Kong, and continued in senior academic and research posts for over 35 years. Since the 1980s, Kit has been passionately involved in the development of rehabilitation and occupational therapy in the People’s Republic of China. Teaching and consultancies have taken her to China’s principal cities, provincial capitals and rural hospitals and clinics where resources and expertise are often extremely limited. She was involved in rehabilitation for survivors of the 2008 SiChuan earthquake and continues her commitment in international disaster management. Kit served as President of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists from 2002-2008 and retains the title of WFOT Ambassador. She is an Honorary Fellow of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists and Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association. She is editor of the prestigious WFOT Bulletin. A leader in the field, Kit has given many guest lectures and workshops around the world and has been instrumental in global and national policy development in relation to rehabilitation and disability in collaboration with WHO and national governments.
There is the option to extend your stay along the beautiful Dalmatian coast after the tour. You can either stay longer in Dubrovnik or take a short cruise along the coast to visit the stunning islands of Croatia.