posts tagged: people

Professor Nina Reynolds – Learning to Juggle

This is a #wowwales tribute to Professor Nina Reynolds, a colleague, mentor and friend. The #wowwales insight series is a collection of blog posts about women across wales who have mentored, supported and inspired me. Who inspires you? Keep Reading…

Insight Series: Inspiring Women of the World in Wales

The purpose of this blog post is to introduce stories about Women of the World (WOW) who inspire and mentor us. As a tribute to International Women’s Day. My world for the last 10 years has been Wales. So, I am dedicating the next 29 days of blogging to my Inspiring Women of the World in Wales. Keep Reading…

Sugata Mitra: Teaching a child to believe

This is a fascinating and inspiring video about he future of learning. Dr Sugata Mitra paints a picture of a very different future society in terms of thinking and learning. Where learners were once required to memorise and recall facts, and where the foundation of education came from war, Mitra shows that our rapidly evolving technologies will create not only a different kind of personal future, but a different kind of thinking. Where children teach themselves, and the roles of the educator is very different. Dr. Sugata Mitra’s “Hole in the Wall” experiments have shown that, in the absence of supervision or formal teaching, children can teach themselves and each other, … Keep Reading…

Sir Ken Robinson: Changing education

This is an excellent animated video of a talk by Sir Ken Robinson, education and creativity expert on Changing Education. Keep Reading…

Costas Andriopoulos: Developing products in volatile markets

This blog post is a narrative of key points made by Professor Costas Andriopoulos during his talk at the Cardiff University Innovation Network seminar on 25th January 2012. Keep Reading…