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Sketchnotes from IAFOR Asian Conference on Education, Tokyo 2019

November 15, 2019

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Sketchnotes from IAFOR Conference on Higher Education Research, Hong Kong

November 15, 2019



Blooming Sustainability

April 4, 2016


Yesterday in a workshop we were given a Bloom list of action verbs to use in course development  (eg this,  or this interactive version). These phrase lists are important, they underpin whole education systems (such as the NZ Qualifications Framework). Nothing new, but on being reminded of these lists, it occurred to me that all the group words are […]

Sustainability and Business for Young Enterprise

February 18, 2015


(I five minutes today to talk with a couple of hundred high school students about to embark on their year-long Young Enterprise programmes.  Here’s the text). I’m here to very briefly talk about sustainability and business.    This badge says Professor Samuel Mann, College of Enterprise and Development, Otago Polytechnic, Enterprise as in Young Enterprise, […]

Epic quest – proposed new landscape of qualifications for NZ computing

August 4, 2014


This week sees the release of the final consultation version of the new landscape of qualifications for IT. This fourth round of consultation is open for feedback until the 20th August.    I’ve spent the past year on the TRoQ Steering Group for the review and have attended most of the subject based working group meetings representing […]