Category Archives: Diversity

What Is The Most Effective Learning Style – ‘One To One’ Or In Groups?

Surely the answer to this is the same as the answer to any other complex issue – ‘it depends’. Historically we view learning from our experience of childhood education and classrooms of thirty or so children with varying abilities and backgrounds miraculously taking on-board literacy, numeracy, science, the arts and plenty more. This can be… Read More »

Diversity – It’s About Contribution, Not Quotas

We hear a lot about diversity in organisations, with many who want to retain their image as socially responsible employers hiring Diversity Managers to ensure their credentials, yet does a focus on diversity bring it about? Many diversity initiatives mean that the numbers of people in different sorts of jobs are calculated according to age,… Read More »

Can I Say Ho Ho Ho?

The case of Gillian Gibbons, the British schoolteacher convicted and pardoned in Sudan for insulting religion has caused debate about what does cause offence, and the intent behind it. Cases like the trainee Santa’s in Adelaide warned not to say Ho Ho Ho to avoid offending women tend to make headlines as ‘Political Correctness Gone… Read More »