Teaching and Education


Marc Talks The Importance of the UCAS Personal Statement, Mistakes To Avoid on Your Personal Statement and The Brilliant Student Experience at BCU

In this episode, I chat to Marc Alner. Marc is a Senior Student Engagement and Recruitment Officer at Birmingham City University and he has some great advice on UCAS Personal Statements, how they’re used in the application process and mistakes to avoid. We also chat about the opportunities available to students at Birmingham City University, as well as some of the exciting developments coming soon for students too.

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Part 1 of 2 ft. The Startup Teacher Playbook Authors: Darcy Talks The Startup Teacher Playbook, CPD & Advice for All Teachers

This is Part 1 of 2 in which I chat to the authors of the brilliant book, The Startup Teacher Playbook. In this episode, I chat to Darcy, the co-author of The Startup Teacher Playbook. Darcy discusses how her career journey led her to developing and creating the book with Michelle Blanchet to enable Teachers to take control of their own CPD, as well as some great advice for new and experienced Teachers alike.

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Part 2 of 2 ft. The Startup Teacher Playbook Authors: Michelle Talks The Startup Teacher Playbook, CPD and Advice for All Teachers

This is Part 2 of 2 in which I chat to the authors of the brilliant book, The Startup Teacher Playbook. In this episode, I chat to Michelle, the co-author of The Startup Teacher Playbook. Michelle discusses how her career journey led her to developing and creating the book with Darcy Bakkegard to enable Teachers to take control of their own CPD, as well as how important Teachers are to students and why their own learning is so important. Be sure to check out The Educators Lab as discussed in this episode too.

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Kris Talks Tourism, Career Changes, Working In A Primary School, Ru Paul’s Drag Race and More

In this episode, I chatted with Kris. We went to the same school and college in the 90’s and our career paths took different, but sometimes eerily similar, routes. We talked about working in the tourism industry, career changes, the role of creativity in mental health, amateur dramatics, life as a drag queen and Ru Paul’s Drag Race. When you throw in Kris’ honest and brilliant career advice, how’s that for an eclectic mix of topics?!

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Viren Talks Teaching Business in Dubai, Catering and Viren Talks About Getting Started In Street Food, How To Be An Entrepreneur and Teaching in Dubai

In this episode, Viren talks about the differences between teaching in the UK and Dubai along with his foray into the catering business with his own start-up organisation. Viren also kindly offers some honest advice for entrepreneurs ready to take the leap into starting their own business.

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