My future plans will help me grow in my professional practice and develop new opportunities. It is exciting to think that there are new experiences waiting for me to discover over the next year. Those are represented by the orbs Continue reading SEDA CPD: 2021-2022: My future plans
I will use my learning from the past year to improve my leadership practice and my professional work. Each of the lovely blue orbs (my favourite lego pieces ever!) represent different insights and how I will bring these together. Use Continue reading SEDA CPD Report: 2021-2022: How I will use my learning
My leadership philosophy is that I strive to create the conditions in which others can act. This means, for me, that I wish to support others and facilitate their development. This led me to work in universities and be an Continue reading SEDA CPD Report: 2021-22: Why I did it
Last year, I wanted to the following things: Find out how I can support our parents and carers’ network (EDI objective) Continue my coaching apprenticeship Create more Lego Serious Play and playful practice opportunities Release my podcast series Seek opportunities Continue reading SEDA CPD Report 2021-2022: What I did
I think there are 6 main things I have learnt (or relearnt!) that are represented in this model here which is all about finding the space, prioritising and creating trust. Prioritise thinking time – one of the things I like Continue reading SEDA CPD Report: 2021-2022: What I have learnt
I had the pleasure of speaking at WonkHE and Adobe’s Educational Espresso at the end of May. The subject was “pedagogy and playfulness” and I confess to having a “I’m so not qualified to speak on this” imposter syndrome moment. Continue reading Playful leadership: 10 reasons to use play in leadership
Since arriving on The Corridor as a member of SLT, I spend a lot more time with people dressed in suits. Not just men, I hasten to add. For example, the other day, I realised the that I was the Continue reading To suit or not to suit?
I’ve started teaching my module on developing leadership and reflective practice again. It some ways it feels like a real luxury to be able to keep on teaching in my new role and in others an absolute necessity. When I Continue reading Developing leadership 2022
On January 1st this year I became Vice-President (Digital and Student Experience). Very exciting, very humbling and, if I am honest, rather daunting too! The first three working weeks in my new role though have been spent handing over my Continue reading What does a Vice-President Digital and Student Experience do?
I was asked to speak today at UCL’s educational leadership programme, which was a real honour. I was asked to think about what I had learnt as a leader during the pandemic (well we are probably still in the pandemic Continue reading November 10th