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

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

#creativeHE, ALT, Conferences, HigherEd, OER, Projects

Contributing to OER22 serendipity – true stories series by CogDog

When I contributed to the OER22 blog series, Alan Levine invited me to join his true stories series. (https://stories.cogdogblog.com/category/collections/oer22/ and https://stories.cogdogblog.com/category/serendipity/) So here is my recorded contribution to his little project and the story behind. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dvodr2ejjMg My current open project is an idea that came all from the serendipity of an email from a mailing… Continue reading Contributing to OER22 serendipity – true stories series by CogDog

#creativeHE, Accessibility, Antiracism, Being visible, Disability, Discrimination, HigherEd, Inclusivity

Celebrating World Creativity & Innovation with #creativeHE

What I have been up to since I started the first draft of my first poem? Well, 'I Noticed' evolved into something more like Eye Noticed. Recently, I have been trying to find some creative ways of tackling racism within UK HE and Eye Noticed was inspired from personal experience as a victim of continuous… Continue reading Celebrating World Creativity & Innovation with #creativeHE

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 (https://padlet.com/juliebc18/psfconsult),… Continue reading My contributions to the AdvanceHE PSF Review 2022

#creativeHE, OER

Embracing creativity and OER for digital equality

It was rather a criss-cross of ideas that came to my mind when deciding on what to write. Until I took a breath and reflected on what are some of the most important things in my professional life. Kaboom! 💥 Connections and Collaborations obviously! OER2022 marks my second participation as ALT's OER committee member, I… Continue reading Embracing creativity and OER for digital equality

Higher Education

Celebrating small steps in HE video series

[This will be a dynamic page, where I will keep adding the videos and blog related to the video series] The Celebrating small steps in HE video series is emanated from several attempts to tackle discrimination in HE, particularly racism, but then I just thought well why not put together my passion for working towards… Continue reading Celebrating small steps in HE video series