I thought I’d try out HSE’s online risk assessment tool for offices (more tools to follow later). This was one of the recommendations of Lord Young’s review. You can find all of this quite easily on the HSE website. From my perspective, the approach looks a little like a … [Read more...] about HSE’s Tool for Risk Assessment
Last night I succumbed and went to a branch event organised by the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI). It’s the first time I’ve been to any such event. My motivation for going was somewhat mixed. I decided to go partly because the title seemed interesting – How to achieve … [Read more...] about CQI Event
Mobile learning is learning on the move. For many years it's been touted as a complete replacement for all other methods. It stands to reason, everyone fiddles uncontrollably with something, why not a mobile device? I think there's now a realisation that it isn't the total … [Read more...] about Mobile Learning – Just a Fad?
‘Pedagogy’ is a word used by educationalists to describe the profession of teaching. Whenever I teach, I’m reminded of what’s important in the classroom. There’s a real temptation to overuse modern technology (I speak relatively here, though perhaps not quite Einsteinian). … [Read more...] about Pedagogy or Technology – Who is in The Driving Seat?
There has been a good deal in the media recently about the troubles of Toyota and Honda. They’re two car manufacturers synonymous with high quality, safety and reliability. Toyota (including the Lexus brand) has had problems with sticking accelerator pedals in quite a few models … [Read more...] about The Real Cost of Car Safety Recalls