Joy

Embracing your ancestry

There is complexity in the faces of your ancestors and the jobs they held: manager, milliner, miner. The pastimes they enjoyed: dancing, writing, walking. The

Joy

What’s in a pause?

As we enter another period of national lockdown, I reflect on the power of a pause. Last year, I thoroughly enjoyed reading and scribbling all

Knowledge

Quality online learning

Having worked in a Further Education College for many years, I’m all too aware how the gears of the quality department will already be ramping

Joy

What do you see?

When asked the question, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ What do you see? You seek an answer but archaeologist, artist,

Joy

Next time you see a tandem…

Walking. One foot in front of the other. Lost in a world before or after. The jangle of a bell pulls you back to the

Knowledge

Curating what I consume

I recently left behind the land of Twitter with its discriminatory algorithm, warring factions and complex ideas distilled into soundbites with the hope of discovering

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‘Aim to be you. Aim to look and act and think like you. Aim to be the truest version of you. Embrace that you-ness. Endorse it. Love it. Work hard at it.’

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‘Speaking truth to power. Acting according to our capability and opportunity, whatever that may be, is our collective responsibility.’

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‘I’m not the only person on this earth who has no idea what life is for, nor what is to be done with all this time aside from filling it.’

Resources

Online communities

A collection of articles, research, blogs and videos exploring effective practice in the creation of online communities within the education sector and beyond. View and

Resources

Early Career Framework

A spreadsheet of the Early Career Framework. Useful for CPD and mentoring activity planning. View, download and use

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