Day 6: After feeling pointless about plasticless yesterday decided attempting to go totally plastic free is naive, unhelpful, unattainable and possibly undesirable. Instead have decided to focus in a Ghandi-esque fashion on that which I can change, not that which Continue reading Plastic free Lent: #3
After the triumph of making my own yoghurt and the cheese wheel dreams, I now start to wonder why I am bothering at all.
Like many people, I’ve been trying to cut down on plastic for a while, especially single use plastic. So we’ve all got stainless steel bottles for water; stainless steel straws; reusable, non plastic lunch containers and a beeswax wrap (I Continue reading Plastic free Lent #1
So on Tuesday night I actually went OUT. With a friend. On a school night. SO exciting. And what I went to was even more exciting as it was run by the School of Life as part of their Heroes Continue reading Thinking about feminism and making a difference
Here are the main follow-ups from the conference: Student engagement and a sense of belonging can be encouraged in many ways. It needs to cross academic and support boundaries. There is an important role for LEaD here. Reading on this from Continue reading Top takeaways from INTED2017
Pam and I presented at INTED 2017 this morning on developing educational leadership. Our presentation is available on slide share . We were part of a session on leadership and management in universities. This was an interesting and lively session addressing various Continue reading Cats and blue skies: leading? education
Moving on from my musings on social networking raising questions about the virtual spaces in which we meet students, I’ve now been to some sessions on learning analytics and learning design which have also raised interesting and semi-related topics.
I’ve been meaning to restart blogging for aaaaaggggeeesss and as I am away at the INTED 2017 conference in Valencia this seemed like a good opportunity. Its always good to restart with a coffee related post – especially when in Continue reading Coffee shops, Facebook and effective social networking for education
Hmm well I’ve been promising myself that I would post a blog on the SEDA Conference on student engagementI attended in May but it is rather old now. Perhaps it is a good test of my memory to see what I Continue reading Overdue takeaways from SEDA conference
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