Entries by Chloe Hynes

Organising the CPD Exchange: Week #11

A weekly blog on lessons learned by PDNorth Events Lead, Lou Mycroft It turns out that our appetite for planning the Big Day is undiminished and as the 26th June approaches, Chloe and I meet on Zoom (or, on one occasion, accidentally in Google Hangouts), to work side-by-side on the detail of the day. Neither […]

Organising the CPD Exchange: Week #9

A weekly blog on lessons learned by PDNorth Events Lead, Lou Mycroft In the #JoyFE broadcast this morning we were talking about digital pedagogy and the tensions between resources, risk and relationships. Here at PDNorth we’ve always been digitally-forward, which makes total sense as we are operating across a huge geographical area. We even have […]

The Colour of Courage

By Annie Pendrey. Member of PDNorth’s online practitioner action research exchange. Courage – This has been a word I have examined over the past few weeks and continue to explore on both a personal and professional level in the face of adversity. I have reflected upon how the world of education will look once we […]

Organising the CPD Exchange: Week #7

A weekly blog on lessons learned by PDNorth Events Lead, Lou Mycroft I’ve been thinking a lot recently about all the events we have in FE – more than we ever used to, or I lived under a rock at Northern College (possible). Since Twitter, they have become a lot more transparent. I love following […]

Organising the CPD Exchange Week #5

A weekly blog on lessons learned by PDNorth Events Lead, Lou Mycroft I missed Week 4 in a blur, so many apologies to you all.  Since the last blog, I’ve been involved in the #APConnect Live event. So much learning from this experience of running a virtual event, not least that I have to give […]

Working From Home: The New Normal

Members of the @ccc_pathways team share what it’s like to #WFH. As the Covid-19 pandemic sweeps across the world, working from home has become the new normal – at least for now. As educators, we are often used to the busy buzz of our classrooms and workshops, to face-to-face contact with those who share our […]

Organising the CPD Exchange Week #3

A weekly blog on lessons learned by PDNorth Events Lead, Lou Mycroft Once the venues were sorted, we set up an Eventbrite for the day. This ticketing service is a real boon for free events like ours, because there’s no charge, it looks good and you can generate signing in sheets and pre-event emails too. […]