Emotional Intelligence at the Work Place

Poor emotional intelligence at work can lead to increased stress and sickness. According to Mind, British businesses lose an estimated £26 billion each year in sickness, absence and lost productivity. With greater awareness and mental health support they said that businesses could save one-third on these costs – ‘a mammoth … Continue reading

I Dream and Think, Therefore I Am

Recently I came across the recordings of “Tabaluga”, a German children’s story by the pop star Peter Maffay. It is old now and probably not quite what children are listening to these days, but the central message is powerful and still holds. Tabaluga is a small dragon who is making … Continue reading

What is a Proper Education?

As an educationalist, I am a great believer in ‘knowledge for all’! Knowledge is like an open vessel that never fills or overflows, you can always learn, always enquire, question and challenge.  Having access to knowledge is very much driven by the individual – but unfortunately it still remains exclusive … Continue reading