Photographing the Moon

The Moon is not an easy subject to photograph. As with most large but distant objects, unless you have a lens with a decently high focal length and zoom it can appear a bit disappointing in images. Additionally, it is usually the brightest object in the dark sky at night, and it requires some practice… Read More

All change …

Followers will know that I have been a consultant for around five years. It has been a creative and fruitful time; I have worked with many interesting and talented people, supported many tremendous projects and teams, and been stunned by the commitment of the students I have taught. However, it became clear to me that… Read More

Threshold Concepts

Last year, I developed an introduction to threshold concepts for the Higher Education Academy. It is now available online: Let me know what you think. I am always happy to talk about the applications of threshold concepts in education and for development in business settings. Contact me for more information.  

Philosophy and Critical Thinking in Schools

Critical thinking and philosophy education in schools were recently explored in the Radio 4 programme Bringing up Britain. There are many benefits for all pupils and students. Have a listen. It covers some interesting material on the development of thinking skills and analysis. Bringing up Britain: Series 10, Episode 1 I am a skilled and experienced philosophy… Read More