Remembrance day. I was in Birmingham today. This was very exciting! It involved an overnight stay in a hotel, two train journeys, all on my own without smaller family members, a dinner out and then an all day conference. It Continue reading November 11th
Just over two years ago, in those halcyon days when we used to go to conferences (remember those?), I gave a keynote at the APT conference on e-leadership: “Should leadership begin with an “e”?: what kind of leadership is needed Continue reading e-Leadership
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
At the 21st International Conference on Learning in New York in July 2014, Dr Pam Parker and myself ran a workshop on engaging students in educational development.
I’m at the 21st International Conference on Learning in New York City. This is very exciting as its my first international conference in a long time – since at least 2011. Its great to get out and about again so that Continue reading Reflections on learning
There is a lot of talk, particularly from politicians about choice at the moment. And the rhetoric implies that choice is always a good thing. Sometimes, it obviously is – choice of Easter cupcake from coffee shop (lemon, chocolate, strawberry); Continue reading The Tyranny of Choice?