Is EdTech Still Relevant?

This post is a submission to the OpenBlog challenge #OpenBlog19. As people who work in the business of supporting educational technology you’d be surprised (and probably a bit disappointed) if we said no EdTech is not still relevant, it’s not. But it’s a question that’s fairly regularly asked. It normally starts along the lines of […]

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Voting for what you believe in

Yes. It’s clear that people voting for Brexit had no plan, and yes that is frustrating, however do you blame them? To put it in context, think of something you really want to buy. Take 10 seconds… Now what if I told you there’s a possibility you could have it, but we’re not sure how […]

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Breaking democracy?

What was the point in voting in the first place? Shouldn’t MP’s respect the outcome of the refurendum? A second vote would destory confidence in government. Well these are all seemingly correct statements but in today’s modern world I can’t help but feel they’re out of touch still. A second vote to me would mean […]

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When the student is ready, udemy shall disappear

Or did I mean, “When the student is ready, the teacher shall appear.”? Lao Tzu – https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/1339572-when-the-student-is-ready-the-teacher-will-appear-when I love that saying because it reminds you that as an adult you have to need to learn, not just want to. And this led me to a revelation on the learning sites I keep frequenting to advance myself in areas I find […]

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The cost of training

Something that I remember not really appreciating about 10 years ago at Thought Den was the real cost and value return of training staff. Sometimes when you’re working out the value return of the training against the actual money you’re spending, it never quite seemed to add up. Training had to be spent on very […]

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So woke’

I planned a longer post but am really struggling with spending personal time on writing! However I wanted to share the changes I’ve been making to my life. Small things to lessen my footprint, but I’ve been doing them for a couple of years now and I keep adding more changes to my life of […]

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