Flipping Classrooms

Following graduation in 1989 I rented a tiny, cell-like office in York for £17 a month. My entrepreneurial career had started. But getting to that point (and years later being able to create and grow a company on a global stage) was the result of one man's inspiration and devotion to flipping classrooms. Read More

Have You Been Mis-sold Christmas?

Calls you don't want Hold onto to your festive hats folks. It's emerging billions of people worldwide may have been mis-sold Christmas. Mis-sold Christmas - what, more porky pies? Stories about flying reindeer, sacks of presents disappearing down chimneys and a white-bearded jolly soul riding a sky-high sleigh, may, just may, contain a whiff of untruth... Read More

Detecting Meaningful Success

Image courtesy of ITV In fewer than 7 days I embark on another uncertain journey in search of meaningful success. But, unlike my current solo visit to Colombia, I am questioning my ability to complete the 'trip' and know 'pain' will be a regular companion... Read More

Brexit Wrecks it (For the Moment)

Brexit wrecks it (for the moment) If Brexit wrecks, BRITISH universities can take nothing for granted ever again. The days when we can count on a steady stream of foreign students to shore up the nation’s depleting higher education coffers are gone. Brexit wrecks it... Read More

Lose yourself in Euro Fantasy

With many colleagues, clients, friends & family working in education, I'm aware life within the sector has many challenging issues. Then, on June 23rd we voted ourselves out of the EU and to cap it all, England exited the Euros following ignominious defeat to Iceland... Read More