The upside down and in-between: the uncertainity of where I am right now

I don’t know about you, dear reader, but I have been finding the last few weeks as we have moved out of lockdown very unsettling.  Whilst lockdown wasn’t easy, it seemed simpler, with just a few big messages and guidelines to follow. A walk a day, no mixing with other people, just going to the … Continue reading The upside down and in-between: the uncertainity of where I am right now

My week in video conferencing – week 1 of the lock down diaries

Well we’ve not quite finished week 1 of lock down here in the UK, but it does feel like a lot longer.   Zoom is the ‘new normal’ and we are all getting into a routine of queueing to get into the supermarkets. I for one am quite liking the safe distances particularly at the … Continue reading My week in video conferencing – week 1 of the lock down diaries

A slow decline, or a sign of something else? Where have all the bloggers gone?

“how do you find the time to blog?” is a question I have been asked over and over again by colleagues – even in the pre-pandemic “before times”. I make the time was always my standard reply. Blogging was a habit that I developed slowly and surely. But I did consciously make time for it … Continue reading A slow decline, or a sign of something else? Where have all the bloggers gone?

The Participation Pivot

In this post I’m going to try and encapsulate some of my thoughts around what is happening just now in terms of tertiary education, the impact of #lockdown and the apparently all consuming online pivot. This post will hopefully augment and complement a webinar keynote I gave on 6th May for GMIT and their DigitalEd … Continue reading The Participation Pivot