Hearts and minds in PNG

Reflections on serendipity in Papua New Guinea July 2019

How does your garden grow?

Careers related learning in primary schools - some thoughts and ideas.

STEM in Vietnam

Vietnam: An amazing week with passionate, professional educators. A pleasure beyond words.

Southern Rocks 2019 #srocks19

It was all set to go. Pastries, chairs, coffees, rooms, projectors, lights, cameras. But no ‘action’. The snow couldn’t be beaten. Basingstoke was under a white mountain of snow and organisers Kristian Still and David Rogers took the difficult decision to postpone the event to secure the safety of over 250 visitors and presenters. A … Continue reading "Southern Rocks 2019 #srocks19"

Brilliant Bogotà

Dropping into any big city for a few days means it can be difficult to gauge what real life might be like if you were actually living there. Bogotà, Colombia comes with a plethora of health warnings for personal safety and most people think of drug cartels, violence and political chaos when you mention either … Continue reading "Brilliant Bogotà"

Karachi at its best

Arriving at a bustling, sweltering airport with immaculately dressed pilgrims returning from the Hajj, my first visit to Pakistan was full of anticipation and nervous excitement. My usual browse through medical requirements and ‘sensible people’s’ FCO do’s and don’ts suggested plenty of caution but I have learnt to take each place I visit on face … Continue reading "Karachi at its best"

Bluedot Festival First

Finding your first festival feet is always a little exciting and daunting but having braved a few nights in a tent with every element of humanity breathing and swarming around you, I think I have decided I would do it all again. I was invited by Practical Action to deliver two days of workshops to … Continue reading "Bluedot Festival First"

Bottle of nuts to go!

Training in Lagos. What an incredible experience with memories to treasure.

Want a better world?

Nearly 50 pupils from across Eastbourne and Seaford gathered to discuss and debate ideas on global issues such as clean water, renewable energy and sustainable technologies. They presented their ideas to the conference of pupils and teachers and then shared their ideas with other pupils in true science conference style. Eastbourne College again hosted the … Continue reading "Want a better world?"

ResearchEd Durrington: Takeaways

What a fantastic day at ResearchEd Durrington. My takeaways.