Conferences, Good practices, HigherEd

Reflections & contributions CIE Islands of Innovation 2022

It has been my first Islands of Innovation participation and I got assigned to Group 18, with Island Guide Tunde Varga Atkins. I include in this blog my contributions to the event and share further reflections that participants might find useful. Committment to Reflective Practices & Disruptive Practices The first activity was quite provocative and… Continue reading Reflections & contributions CIE Islands of Innovation 2022

Development & Training, Discrimination, Good practices, HigherEd, Leadership

My contributions to the AdvanceHE PSF Review 2022

Recently, Advance HE invited ALT Assembly members for a UK Professional Standards Framework (2011) Review Consultation, I registered to attend, mainly because I have been quite critical of some sections of the PSF. This blog sums up some of my suggestions for improvement, these were made during the meeting and also on a Padlet (,… Continue reading My contributions to the AdvanceHE PSF Review 2022

Change Management, Development & Training, Good practices, Higher Education

My little “astuce” to professional happiness

Today, is International Day of Happiness, a day where we celebrate being happy, and then sabotage ourselves the remaining 364 days into not being happy. I am writing my thoughts as a reflection on what I have done the last few days to be happy in my professional activities. Of course, there have been several… Continue reading My little “astuce” to professional happiness

Antiracism, Celebrating Small Steps in HE, Discrimination, Good practices, HigherEd, Inclusivity, Recruitment

A positive step towards reducing discrimination in recruitment – ft. Matt Lingard

Are you an active antiracist looking to make a difference in the recruitment process in your team and department? This blog features: An interview with Matt Lingard, highlighting the small steps he undertook to positively tackle racism in the recruitment processConsiderations if you wish to implement such an approachHow to further effectively eliminate discrimination in… Continue reading A positive step towards reducing discrimination in recruitment – ft. Matt Lingard

Good practices, HigherEd, Inclusivity, Leadership

Reflections from my SFHEA fellowship

Today, I finally got my AdvanceHE Senior Fellow certificate in my inbox. It has been a rather long wait, as I had my application in mind since 2017, yes, I have been three years overdue on putting in my application. However, I felt it was for the better, as the additional years of experience secured… Continue reading Reflections from my SFHEA fellowship