Tuesday, March 29, 2011

BP1_Welcome to my blog

So here I am month 3 of my Masters degree and I'm creating a blog. It's always a joy to be able to do these kinds of assignments. It's also super interesting hearing my friends and peers' responses when I tell them what my assignments are.
So far I have created iMovies, Podcasts and Prezi presentations as deliverables and learnt a whole load about Multiple Intelligence theories and Brain based learning. Has is been worth it? Without a doubt it has! As one of those so called problem children in school, I was never able to fully engage and blossom in conventional school. I would often be found in the performing arts or graphics department exercising my other intelligences, which was not part of the national curriculum I’m sure.

That is why it is such a relief to be involved in a course such as this. The EMDT post graduate program finally gives me an opportunity to utilize my skills and interests in a meaningful way.  The time of change has always been here, it is just that the old constructs are starting to disintegrate, making way for the blossoming of the new.
I have been in education as a teacher, youth worker and facilitator for over 10 years I have seen different changes occur with the statutory and charity based sectors. It is a breath of fresh air to be able to experience what I've always known as a practitioner in my personal learning. After this course I hope to be able to share what I have learnt with my peers and hopefully make a significant change in the way material is delivered.

Image © Michelle Brillouet 2011

1 comment:

  1. Beautifully said, Michelle. Being immersed in this program for many - including me - was like coming home. I look forward to reading all you will share.