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Electives, Self Development, SSC, Teaching

Inspired by bilingual assessment

Posted on 28 July 2020 by Paul Brennan

Dw i’n eisiau rannu cyfrif o asesiad dwyieithog. I want to share an account of a bilingual assessment. Last year, I was asked by Awen Iorwerth if I would consider making submissions for the Elective assessment available in Welsh. This seemed like a relatively straight forward task so I agreed to look into it. We
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equality & diversity, race

Dean of Medicine’s statement on racism

Posted on 3 June 2020 by Paul Brennan

‘If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor’ – Desmond Tutu Today the Dean of Medicine, Professor Steve Riley, has released a post on Facebook and this blog which provides more information for education and links to support our students. We acknowledge the past month has been
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Liberating Structures, Post-Doc Stuff, Self Development, Teaching

A year of Liberating Structures in Education

Posted on 20 May 2020 by Paul Brennan

It’s just over a year since I attended my first Cardiff LS Meet Up and saw what could be achieved by Liberating Structures. Since, I have used LS with staff, students and facilitated workshops with academics, computer professionals and consultants. I have played with LS in person and online. My facilitation skills have deepened and
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Conferences, Liberating Structures, Teaching

Three new Liberating Structures for me…

Posted on 1 November 2019 by Paul Brennan

This week I was part of a Liberating Structures Immersion Workshop in London. It was held at Happy Ltd and was a very interesting couple of days. In order to embed some Structures, I want to reflect on three that I used and enjoyed. To be honest, Liberating Structures can be difficult to understand from
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