Higher Education, Mentoring

Raymond Origbo – Climate Activist from Africa

I am Raymond Origbo, a Forestry and Wood Technology student at the Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria. I am a nature and a climate change activist, environmental educator/ scientist, researcher, and my interest stemmed from my desire to conserve nature, help restore the landscape, create a sustainable environment and to mitigate climate change. I… Continue reading Raymond Origbo – Climate Activist from Africa

Celebrating Small Steps in HE, Higher Education

Safe spaces for EDI – ft. John Brindle

This blog and the idea of doing a video as part of the Celebrating Small Steps in HE Video Series emanated from a comment from someone that safe spaces were not a priority for meetings on antiracism. Shocking right? Now, this is not a statement that I would expect from an antiracist. I had to… Continue reading Safe spaces for EDI – ft. John Brindle

Higher Education

An intersectional approach to learning technology – answering key questions with openness

I am writing this blog as a personal contribution to an upcoming webinar session on An intersectional approach to learning technology in a few days' time (event details and registration available at https://www.alt.ac.uk/civicrm/event/info?id=684). This is a thinking loud blog with personal thoughts based on disruptive antiracism measures. I am addressing here a few questions that… Continue reading An intersectional approach to learning technology – answering key questions with openness

Higher Education

Changing mindsets to reduce discrimination at work – ft. Dominic Pates

Update: video with full captioning finally added. Today is the World Day for Safety & Health at Work, the day where there will be talks about physical and psychological safety and health, most likely a session that will take place during lunchtime or at five pm, or let's make that 6pm. And the remaining days,… Continue reading Changing mindsets to reduce discrimination at work – ft. Dominic Pates

Higher Education

How I am using my Open Badges – contributing to work by Deb Baff & Teresa MacKinnon

This is my contribution to the "Open Badges Experiences" - piece of work by Deb Baff and Teresa MacKinnon https://padlet.com/Debbaff/myopenbadges https://padlet.com/Debbaff/myopenbadges I have really got mixed feelings about Open Badges. My first experence of Open Badges has been at UCEM, where they were issued to staff for the annual conference and later I used it… Continue reading How I am using my Open Badges – contributing to work by Deb Baff & Teresa MacKinnon