I have worked in education for over 45 years as:
• Teacher – 13 years as a science teacher (mainly biology) at comprehensive schools in the North and South West of England.
• Lecturer – 6 years as a senior lecturer in computers in education
• Manager – 15 years as manager of IT Services and then Dean of Learning and Information services in a higher education college followed by Director of Informations Resources and then Pro Vice Chancellor in a University.
• Consultant – 12 years as a self-employed Higher Education – Library, IT and learning, design and development consultant
Amosshe conference — BDP architects, Dublin — Bishop Grossteste College, Lincoln — Blackpool and Fylde College — BCSE, British Council for School Environments — CILIP, Chartered Institute of Librarians and Information Professionals — City University — Cisco Systems Ltd — CoFHE Mid West — Croydon College — DINI group at Bibliothekartag 2012, Hamburg — Edgehill University, Solstice Conference — ELISAVA School of Design Barcelona — Fife Council — Hastings College of Arts and Technology — HAA Design, architects — Intellident — Irish Universities Information Services Colloquium — JISC, e-learning programme — JISC infoNet — JISC Online Conference 2008 and 2009 — JISC Regional Support Centres, London, Northern Ireland, South West and West Midlands — Kier Project Investments — Kings College London Students’ Union — Kingston University — Liber Conference, Budapest — Napier University, Edinburgh — National Acquisitions Group annual conference keynote — National College for Leadership of Schools and Children’s Services — Henry Stewart talks — Neil Stewart Associates — Richard Murphy architects — Roehampton University — Royal Holloway University of London — Salford Software — Scottish Government — Sero consulting — TALIS — Taylor McCarney architects, Ireland — Technology University of Delft — TK Park, Bangkok — The Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Australia (now the Australian Learning and Teaching Council) — The Leadership Foundation for HE, Future Leaders Programme — UCISA user conference — Universities Australia conference — University of Basel — University of Bradford — University of Bristol — University of Copenhagen — University of Exeter — University of Gloucestershire — University of Hull — University of Lincoln, visiting Professor of Learning Environment Development — University of Salford, Library Guru — University of Teeside — University of Ulster — University of Wales Institute Cardiff with University of Glamorgan — University of Bangor — Wiltshire College — York St. John University
The Library of the senses
Delight and disaster – it’s in the detail
Refuge and prospect
Metaphor and meaning