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A year of Liberating Structures in Education

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, […]

Three new Liberating Structures for me…

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 […]

Using Liberating Structures to discuss email

Posted on 28 June 2019 by Paul Brennan

Yesterday, during the Centre for Medical Education Staff Development Day, we discussed email. We used two Liberating Structures: 25/10 Crowd Sourcing to generate ideas and then 15% Solutions to identify […]

Inspired by Liberating Structures…

Posted on 1 May 2019 by Paul Brennan

Yesterday, I attended a Meetup with the Cardiff Liberating Structures group. I found out about it because of an advert from Meetup. Through Meetup, I help organise the CaRdiff User […]

First C4ME Staff Development Day

Posted on 17 December 2018 by Paul Brennan

Over a year ago, the idea of an INSET day was suggested for the Centre for Medical Education. It was part of the School of Medicine Athena SWAN application. The […]

Athena SWAN – my first step in inclusive diversity

Posted on 21 June 2018 by Paul Brennan

The opportunity to reflect is an essential part of improvement. Only when we look at where we are - assess our strengths and weaknesses - can we try to take […]

Inspired by the African Caribbean Medical Association…

Posted on 6 November 2017 by Paul Brennan

This weekend, I was privileged to attend the very enjoyable launch of ACMA, the African Caribbean Medical Association, an organisation set up by eight medical students from Cardiff University. With […]

Teaching R in Namibia – Day One

Posted on 13 June 2017 by Paul Brennan

As the sun rises in the bright blue sky, I can hear different birds, dogs barking and light traffic. The trees, cacti and the flowers brighten the generally brown landscape. […]

Equality & Diversity Summer Reading

Posted on 15 July 2016 by Paul Brennan

For me, summer delights include freshly picked fruit and some time to read. Over the last six months, I've been organising various equality and diversity events. Here some of the interesting […]

Is your University prepared for the new Athena SWAN Charter?

Posted on 9 June 2016 by Paul Brennan

Last week, I had the privilege of sitting on an Athena SWAN Assessment panel at the Equality Challenge Unit. The applicants were for an Award under the new Athena SWAN […]