Camping and caravanning


Last Easter, ‘we’ planned to go camping. That is, together with my family, two colleagues and their families, we booked two nights camping at Birchwood Tourist Park, in Dorset. The trip served two aims. Scheduling a getaway gave us something to look forward to during the traditionally tough third and fourth terms. Second, it was a commitment to putting our…

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Digging up the roots of SDL


Where would you start when charged to learn more about Self-Directed Learning? It is hard to avoid the irony. Google? Youtube? Google Scholar? Textbook? Amazon maybe? Did you ask someone? I started, as many of you would, via Youtube. Sat in front of our smart television, searching via Google Talk, mirrored from my phone to the television.…

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