Tag: education

  • British Library – My First Bookbinding Course

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    I was very excited to escape on a trip down to London and take part in a bookbinding course at the British Library. I’m ashamed to say that I had never been to the British Library before this, it being so close to Euston Station, my first port of call when in London. We were…

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  • Intrinsic motivation v Carrot and Stick

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    Well, do bonuses really make us work harder? Surely all these highly paid bankers must be really focused, work relentlessly and solve problems quicker and faster then other mere mortals. Well, you will certainly argue that they didn’t think out of the box when it came to banking systems and the recent collapse of the…

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  • Have decided to take the plunge back into murky academic waters again, It’s a bit scary, I have to say. Although the reason I chose this course was because it seemed totally self-indulgent and not in the least wordy. Creative Teacher – what an excellent way to reflect the creative curriculum, (how many boxes does…

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  • Degrees aren’t worth anything – You think?

    I love listening to inspirational speakers. They imbue such a feeling of warmth and endless possibilities that I just want to run with or shout out there ideas. I remember listening to an inspirational speaker, Sir John Jones. His plea was very similar to Sir Ken Robinson’s (see below) – a review of our perceptions…

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