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Rattling the bag - Language Knowledge and the transformation of the university in South Africa and India: Dilip Menon

Guest post by Dilip Menon

 

Susa lo-mtunzi gawena. Hayikona shukumisa lo saka
Move your shadow. Don’t rattle the bag

JD Bold, Fanagalo Phrase Book, Grammar and Dictionary, 2,616 more words

Debates

Project Update #6: Finishing Touches to the Website.

The deadline is getting closer, but it is not going to find us unprepared. The website is almost ready, thanks to all my group mates for making it possible! 493 more words

Contemporary And Digital Practice

Pressure

As a young person in today’s society, there seems to be an incredible amount of pressure to ‘take advantage of being young while you can’.. 431 more words

The Snowball Effect- Depression/Anxiety and Negative Thoughts

My day totally spiraled out of control. One event can drag us into a pit of darkness, a spiral taking us on a journey further and further down into the blackness of our own minds. 1,306 more words

Anxiety

how do we assess teaching quality?

Way back when I was a secondary teacher, & there were signs that the government of the day was looking at a possible move to performance pay, there were fairly frequent staffroom discussions discussions around how to assess the quality of one’s teaching. 693 more words

Education

Colourful Corvid (UEA)

The Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius) is a shy member of the crow family Corvidae and is often found hiding in woodland across campus. The jay’s call is a loud alarming screech although it is known for it’s mimicry too. 65 more words

University

Nostalgia at the Oxford University Museum

Hello there!

Last weekend I visited the Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH) in Oxford – a place that I hadn’t seen since I was a child, and there were several reasons why I felt like I wanted to write about it. 1,012 more words

Childhood