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UKCGE Supervisor’s recognition – ‘Case study of a recognised research supervisor’

As author of this case study, I have good experience of similar processes, such as for periodic registration as a nurse / teacher, and portfolios of evidence demonstrating excellence in teaching, for National Teaching Fellow (NTF) and Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA), and Queen’s Nurse (QN). Upon recommendations made by the anonymous reviewers of the United Kingdom Council for Gradate Education, to disseminate learning from this reflective experience (Evans, 2021), this current case study (web page) demonstrates the process of an individual research supervisor. 

Carry on ranting!

Who said: “I like to think that my Tweets are a sign of active and concerned citizenship, adding my little voice to others, to speak truth to power”?

Me! In my latest blog 🤣

2022 – Defence Gender Network #IMD

International Men’s Day, 2022, and I was asked by the UK Defence Gender Network, to present on Challenges to men’s health. I couldn’t resist a play on a pun, for the title, but the message is deadly serious! We need more carrot than stick, in men’s health promotion. The key objectives for the UK’s #IMD2022 were: to make a positive difference; to promote positive conversations, and raising awareness for support.

Check out the page for the video of the live event, my Prezi, and lots of resources.

Professorial Inauguration & Lecture

FoFo – an andragogic model for learning

Just going over a few blogs I have written over the years, I came across this one. For all of you studying to become teachers with adults, maybe something to consider! It’s not just FoFo!

2018 – Rome: Brief Encounters

Supervisor’s recognition 2021

After almost ten years of supervising and examining doctoral candidates, and a lot more for bachelor and masters degree students, I’ve recently completed the UKCGE’s recognition scheme for research supervisors. To all those young academic doctors ‘out there’, starting on this journey nice and early in your careers, I envy and admire you! This has all come rather late in my own life, but it is SUCH a rewarding academic endeavour.

Check out the blog page, to learn more about the benefits of undertaking this programme yourselves!

Tu es sacerdos in aeternum

I might be very PC (“post Catholic”) these days, but 9th May 1987 is always a day I will treasure in my life, as was the 30th anniversary, in 2017 – for some other right Royal reason!

Tu es sacerdos in aeternum

Originally posted on My 'memories, dreams and reflections':
The 9th of May 2017 … … marked the 30th anniversary since my ordination to the Catholic priesthood.  I’ve been teaching sexual health for 27 years now; many people may not even know about the ten years spent for the priesthood, a decade in my past life. …

May Bank Holiday, 5th June, AIDS and COVID

Today is the 39th anniversary of the first recorded announcement of what was to be called AIDS – with a virus eventually discovered and, by 1985, named HIV.  Some similarities between the early days of AIDS and the current COVID19 pandemic, but obviously huge dissimilarities too.

via May Bank Holiday, 5th June, AIDS and COVID