Tag Archives: education

Intelligent or Just Academic?

I read a very interesting article recently by Richard Gerver, one of the premier ex-head teachers in the UK who now focusses on campaigning for education improvements had been speaking with an MP about education & the current state of … Continue reading

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Building Confidence One Step at a Time

Building confidence is not always a rapid or easy process. This article looks at how it is possible to build confidence in ourselves and in others and uses practical examples to illustrate positive results. It is not meant to be a self-help article; it is an article, encouraging individuals to seek help from, and interact with others to achieve these outcomes. Continue reading

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The Importance of Personal Contacts

I have pretty much lived clinical trials, clinical research & drug development for 18 years of my life!  So, when I was made redundant in 2007 I decided to try something new as a career.  I focused on my drumming … Continue reading

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Knowing, Doing, Teaching

I meet many knowledgeable people who are excellent at their job or in their area of expertise who then make the mistake of thinking that they must also be good teachers. No matter how much we know or how good … Continue reading

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Creativity: The Other Global Crisis

Perhaps one of the most eloquent and engaging speakers I have heard is Sir Ken Robinson.  he has this style which instantly puts one at ease whilst totally drawing us in to what he has to say.  If you want an … Continue reading

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We Need More Dreamers

I have recently been introduced to the music of Jack Savoretti in the shape his ‘Between the Minds’ CD, especially his haunting chorus Whatever happened to the dreamers?   He sings of the dreams lost, the decline of true visionaries … and … Continue reading

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