The Importance of Scholarship

The new lecturer had just started at the university and wanted to do his best, and knew of the concept of scholarship, but wanted to understand how it functions at his university. He asked his Head of…

Dealing With People: Staff and Students

The new lecturer had just started at the university and wanted to do his best, especially in the precarious area of dealing with people, and in particular fellow staff and students. He thought that he…

Staff Surveys – A Window Into Wellness

Gathering data from ongoing staff surveys is an excellent way to ensure an organisation is tracking appropriately – it is also a window into the wellness of the operation. My own institution has been…

Postgraduate Teaching

Our new university lecturer has now been working at the university for many years - and while there he completed another higher degree. He enjoyed this higher degree, his fellow students and the way…