Welcome to my view on the Labour Leadership Race… Collating the word on my whatsapp it seems to be a choice between a suit, lady without the same presence as JC, or a sharp minded someone or other. Who should I vote for? This labour leadership election has left me nothing short of mixed. Keir […]Read More Labour leadership contest
I really hope this weekend Labour and Momentum were sitting at a table talking amicably about how to get in to power as a team. We need them to come together to find common ground and represent all Labour voters , activists, MPs and bring with them various positives, history and teams they have. Clearly […]Read More Labour as a multi faceted diamond and not a two-faced coin
That’s what we stand for. Positive change for a fairer society. All our efforts in the Labour party should be to focussed on bring power to enact that message. Should Labour be looking to bring back “working class” voters? Well, does it bring power to the engine of positive social policy? So obviously yes it […]Read More Giving power to an engine of positive social change
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 […]Read More Is EdTech Still Relevant?
When I was younger, Diablo 1 took some level of skill to complete, and consideration of ones armour or weapons. The game was atmospheric, challenging and a load of fun. I’ve got Diablo 3 for Switch now and it just feels like there’s such a missing element in the gameplay, like under the hood the […]Read More Diablo 3 and the devil in the gameplay
Everything is designed. You don’t have to be a designer to influence the design of things. Adapted from Tim Brown, IDEO CEO A quick write-up to further solidify my week 1 learning. At it’s core, design thinking is empathy, ideation and experimentation I remember this seems odd, because I was expecting it to be a […]Read More Design thinking – part 1 – my recap
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 […]Read More Voting for what you believe in
I love this game. My wife and I have played it every evening after work for about 5 weeks non-stop now. By the way, this post is riddled with spoilers about Breath of the Wild. However, the further down the rabbit hole you go the more it speaks to you as a learning designer and […]Read More Zelda breath of the Wild and learning design
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 […]Read More Breaking democracy?
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 […]Read More When the student is ready, udemy shall disappear