Collection: Gibbs' Reflective Cycle

Gibbs' Reflective Cycle was developed by Graham Gibbs in 1988 to give structure to learning from experiences. It offers a framework for examining experiences, and given its cyclic nature lends itself particularly well to repeated experiences, allowing you to learn and plan from things that either went well or didn’t go well. It covers 6 stages.

Gibbs' Reflective Cycle


Reflection on Personal Development and Self-Awareness
20th Nov 2018
Introduction: The Voyage Introduction The title of this essay is “The Voyage” . It’s a reflective essay, and I am using the Gibbs Reflective Cycle (Gibbs, 1988) as a template for this exercise. I...

Gibbs Reflective Cycle 1988 Nursing Essay
20th Nov 2018
Introduction: I am a Paramedic registered with the health professions council and this essay will look reflectively at an incident I attended during the course of my duties. The assignment will look at the moral, e...

Reflection on Nursing Teamwork
20th Nov 2018
Introduction: Implementing an effective teamwork skill is essential in nursing. I would be reflecting on the dynamics of my own personal experience on Enquiry Based-Learning, an important element in my programme ...

Gibbs' reflective cycle
20th Nov 2018
Introduction: Gibbs’ reflective cycle has 6 stages. They are usually given the following headings: 1. Description 2. Feelings 3. Evaluation 4. Analysis 5. Conclusion 6. Action Plan As part of my Overseas Nurse p...

Clinical Skills Reflection: Gibb's Model
20th Nov 2018
Introduction: The skill that I will reflect on in this essay is the administration of an intramuscular Injection (IM). An IM is an injection deep into a muscle (Dougherty & Lister, 2008). This route is often ch...

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