For the first time I attended a Raspberry Pi session at the city central library in Hull with my kids. It was an engaging and interesting experience for me to see how kids can easily manoeuvre technology within minutes or at times seconds, without any prior knowledge to such an effective engaging experience, both educationally and fun-wise.
Azumah is a Lecturer in Education in the School of Education and Social Sciences. She is an external examiner for Canterbury Christchurch, Birmingham, Sheffield and Brunel University, reviewing various programmes including teacher education and PhD theses.
She leads the Post 16 Research, Policy and Practice Group at University of Hull. Her research has focussed on conceptions of quality, adult literacies and the links between policy and professionalization of post 16 teachers. She has also researched in areas of discourses surrounding adult literacy teaching, learning and practices. Her work is located within the research, policy and practice nexus.
In this conversation, we cover many issues, amongst which are:
- The need for collaboration in blogging
- The dialog nature of blogging
- Blogging as a way of sharing experience and best practice
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