Snapshots of leadership

It's a busy time of year (at work, at the kids' schools and at home) with little time for blogging. Here's a snapshot of what I have been up to — with a teaching, employability and leadership theme. 1. I chaired a panel on employability for higher degree research students with Professor Vito Mollica, Head … Continue reading Snapshots of leadership

What economics can tell us about teaching in higher education

This is the second post in a series which looks at higher education learning and teaching through a disciplinary lens. What can the knowledges, theories, methods and practices of particular disciplines tell us about learning and teaching at a university level? In each post, I will be speaking to disciplinary experts from my university and … Continue reading What economics can tell us about teaching in higher education

The more things change

At the recent farewell for union colleage Cathy Rytmeister, one of the guests reminded me of a YouTube video I recorded for the National Tertiary Education Union nearly fifteen years ago. He said he thought it was "brave" at the time. Certainly Cathy has some words to say about that: Be brave. Be brave. Sometimes … Continue reading The more things change