Welcome to my website,
I am a qualified and very experienced educator who has moved into the world of training and support services delivering courses for international and national clients, developing and delivering bespoke courses for individuals (adults & children) schools, universities, corporate, business and industry. All my workshops and courses can be tailored specifically for the client.
My portfolio of courses covers:
iMindMap Master Trainer (Buzan’s only licensed software for MindMapping)
MindMapping workshops and training
Exam preparation and revision techniques
Creativity development and enhance for students and staff
Health & Safety training, support and problem solving
Health & Safety Audits and Policy development
Health & Safety checks and assessments
Equipment compliance audits and assessments
New staff support, mentoring and coaching
Pre and Post ISI inspection support
I am a Team Inspector for ISI and have been since 1997. This is the inspection service for the independent schools world wide. I have taught DT, IT and Thinking Skills since 1985 in several schools, including three Quaker Schools in the UK.
In 2008 I trained to be one of the first licensed instructors for iMindMap software which strictly adheres to Tony Buzan’s original concepts and ideas for MindMapping and I am now one of the small band of Master Trainers for Buzan Online. In January 2009 I full-filled a life long ambition to become a Buzan Licensed Instructor for all other forms of MindMapping. As a former senior manager and teacher I have a wealth of experience which I can bring to your establishment or business.
As you will see from this site I am passionate about Mind Mapping because I believe that it unlocks the door for so many peoples learning and development. As an affiliate and official reseller of the iMindmap software I am able to provide you with the very best personal service for this fantastic product. To find out more follow this link to the software page: iMindmap Software
‘Learning how to learn is life’s most important skill’ Tony Buzan.
Mindmapping techniques can and do help the young and older get ‘their brains’ round huge problems or tasks which they would have normally walked away from in shear frustration. I have seen so many people start to be able to solve problems and learn things that they would have struggled with until they learnt the simple mapping techniques.
I am currently in the process of planning two publications on the use of mind mapping in education. These will be available later in 2009 as ebooks. So watch this space!
For hobbies and general therapy I like to make things for myself and for other people. Although time is preventing much of this at the moment. My other hobby is photography, I love taking digital images and have started to get into image manipulation with Photoshop CS2.
I am an avid Landrover fan and really enjoy driving.
“The route of my pencil on the sheet of paper is analogous to the gesture of a man groping in the darkness” – Pablo Picasso
‘The person who never made a mistake, never tried anything new’ Albert Einstein
“To know yet to think that one does not know is best; Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.” Lao-Tzu (6th century B.C)
Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck. – George Carlin.