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
I found some notes in one of my notebooks from reflections I had done when I started as a VP. It was fascinating and I wish I had kept it up. This might encourage me to start it again. Anyway, Continue reading Things I learnt the week ending 6/5
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?
Gosh the title of this post makes me feel about 110 years old! I first entitled it “wellbeing and mental health” then changed it to “in young people” and now just put “kids”. Hmm none of these seem right but Continue reading Wellbeing and mental health in “kids”
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
Last year I started a coaching apprenticeship, which I mentioned elsewhere and a couple of weeks ago we had the second of our two day workshops. The first round in August were really good, even if slightly daunting as you Continue reading Coaching frameworks
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?
It is not quite halfway through January yet so I reckon this is still “ok” and as I keep telling myself all these goals and things I sign up to are self motivated so if I don’t do things quite Continue reading 2021 goal review
At the beginning of November I committed to blogging daily as part of NaNoWriMo as a way of trying to get myself back in the blogging habit and doing some daily writing. I managed to get to about day 16 Continue reading What happened to blogging?
Grumpy. I had to take a break for two days from blogging as I felt so utterly grumpy! Combination of things, tiredness was a significant factor and I just didn’t feel like blogging. At first I felt guilty as I Continue reading November 15th and 16th