Category Archives: education

3D render of a row of houses

Sunday summary (#1)

Another month, another failed attempt at the simple task of keeping a blog up to date. So I thought maybe having some sort of weekly round up might encourage me to actually get on with it. Maybe. Anyway, I guess the point in this is to reflect on what I’ve been doing this week. Given… read more»

Photo of the back of a van full of stuff

The big move; one year on

Moving to a new city is hard. Starting life all over again in another place means rebuilding a lot of the things you take for granted. This is my story, all of the mistakes I made, and my advice for anyone planning to make the same kind of journey. A year ago yesterday, I packed… read more»

A rainbow over autumnal trees

September, a month of change

I often put it down to my Mancunian roots, but for whatever reason I’ve always been more comfortable on rainy days than sunny ones. Pretty much anything over 20ºC and I’m uncomfortable; 30ºC and I’m straight up panicking. But give me clouds and a cooling rain shower and I’m at peace. I’m sure as a… read more»

As I discussed in my last post, one of my more recent Masters modules focused on technology enhanced learning environments. Our assignment was to develop a prototype for a learning environment that was supported by theories of learning and motivation. Having previously worked in media production within an educational institution, I was genuinely quite excited… read more»