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Waiting times in A&E departments

Waiting times in accident and emergency (A&E) departments are a key measure of how the NHS is performing. In recent years, patients have been waiting longer in A&E; this article from the Kings Fund explores the reasons behind this. 96 more words


Statement Regarding the Working Limits on Postgraduate Tutors

The Working Conditions of Tutors are the Learning Conditions for Students

Undergraduate students at the University of Edinburgh may be unaware that a significant percentage of their tutors are employed on Guaranteed Hours contracts (GH contracts). 326 more words


The Shoes We Wear

Today’s guest post is by Anne Leonard, a colleague of mine at City Tech, CUNY.

The morning after the presidential election of 2016, I was alone in my apartment, and I was nearing the end of a year-long sabbatical. 1,053 more words

Dear Santa... I’m writing again for Christmas 2017.

Dear Santa,

You may recall that I wrote to you last year with my wish list of educational gifts. I’m writing again this year with an update, even though some of my year 10 class tell me you don’t exist (don’t worry’ they’ll grow out of it). 772 more words


Making Sense of Makerspaces: Academic Library Staff Response to a Makerspace

This past August I finished my second master’s degree. For me, it was not a job requirement as an academic librarian (at least in my current position), but for professional development. 8,204 more words


S’been a long time coming

Back to Yoga….hot yoga. First time in over a month!!!! Wish me luck….

My body needed this!!! This was a class and a half. Actually nodded off at the end… 28 more words

All The Buzz!

Solving the Marking Workload Problem

Having provided the necessary click bait in the title; I’m very tempted to write my shortest ever blog by giving the following solution “You must do less marking, as a teacher; demand less marking, as a school leader or parent” 502 more words