Thinking about effective remote working and social connectivity

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During lockdown there has been a lot written around online learning, and I think it would be a fair characterisation to say that the “great pivot” of 2020 was primarily a tsunami of “content push”. This is not a criticism, the response to emergency remote teaching was amazing, and every week we capture new stories…

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Reflections Week Eleven: Policy, Practice, Behaviour

behaviours are modelled - for good or ill

It’s been a strange week, even by lockdown standards. Last Sunday we saw a government advisor justify breaking his own government guidelines,visiting family 260 miles away, I don’t have words for the tale he spun, the way he manipulated the narrative to put himself in the role of victim; and then justify a 60 mile…

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Reflections Week Six: leaning into, and on, the network

This week has been really busy, mostly doing research around academic behaviours during the crisis. We’re learning really important stuff and we hope to be able to share early findings  soon and publish later in the year. And this is a short reflection, prompted by the conversations with academics, and my own engagement with people.…

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