Some thoughts on ‘the schoolroom assumption’

I thought I had posted this a couple of weeks ago but just found it in my drafts so here goes… As I have recently been working in a school for the first time, Donald Taylor’s latest post (The perils of the schoolroom assumption) caught my eye. As is often the case with Don’s work… Continue reading Some thoughts on ‘the schoolroom assumption’

I shouted last week…this is what I’m going to do about it:

Okay, so I’ve actually shouted at people three times in three weeks.  The third time felt particularly bad, it wasn’t the five people I shouted at that were really to blame but instead a combination of factors – building up to a point of frustration.  This week I was struck down with norovirus for about… Continue reading I shouted last week…this is what I’m going to do about it:

MyAnalytics in Microsoft365: first impressions

Jumping on the data bandwagon (where ‘analytics’ seems to be the new ‘big’) Microsoft’s offering – MyAnalytics – was made available to me in my organisation this week (having previously been part of the ‘Delve’ branding).  Here’s Microsoft’s own introduction: This data basically shows what you’ve been up to in Office365 – such as time… Continue reading MyAnalytics in Microsoft365: first impressions

National Retraining Scheme: The government calling out L&D departments as failures?

I think I’d somehow missed the news regarding the National Retraining Scheme (NRS) until today. "National Retraining Scheme" https://t.co/IHPBlRTzQF via @YouTube >> I must have missed this being announced (the video is from about a month ago but has <500 views) — Ian Gardner (@iangardnergb) August 18, 2019 Some further info links and my own… Continue reading National Retraining Scheme: The government calling out L&D departments as failures?

Training Magazine Webinar: Secret New PowerPoint Stuff in Office 365

The constant updating of applications is great but it does make it very difficult to keep up-to-date with the latest options. This webinar made me aware of some really powerful options for visualisations and presentations, noteworthy bits below: Map chart types, I was aware of these but haven’t actually used them in earnest (more info… Continue reading Training Magazine Webinar: Secret New PowerPoint Stuff in Office 365