Salaam! Shalom! Namaste! And a Big Hello!
I tried blogging several years ago and failed miserably. I am making a fresh attempt as I have been inspired by a colleague and fellow student on the Post Graduate Certificate of Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (PgCLTHE).
I was teaching for 18 months in a Further Education (F.E) college in Manchester. I have recently switched to Higher Education (H.E) and been appointed as a Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor.
Right now I feel like a 'frog' who has left a pond and been thrown into a raging ocean! H.E is a completely different culture and comprises of another 'vintage' of student that I learning to deal with. However I am immensely enjoying the challenge especially the daily commute from Manchester! I am fortunate that I have a great bunch of colleagues, Subject Group Leader and visionary Head of Department who are open to new ideas. Also a supportive wife and a wonderful new baby daughter! : )
I will use this Blog to complement my PgCLTHE studies, reflect and discuss other interests such as personal development and travel.
The Road to Success is always under construction...
Ps - Rishi is a sanskrit word that means 'seer' and were teachers to the kings of ancient India.