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#Dispatches: Current Projects and Changes Ahead

#Dispatches: Current Projects and Changes Ahead

It’s been a busy few months in the GameChangers team with new research bids in development, ongoing case studies in full swing within the ACES project, and a whole host of other initiatives underway at various stages of development. There isn’t much I can share at...

Recognition of Playful Research Excellence in the REF 2021!

Recognition of Playful Research Excellence in the REF 2021!

We had some wonderful news recently as the GameChangers initiative was included as one of Coventry University's impact cases for the Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF2021) gaining a 4 star rating for research excellence in the process! (that 4 out of 4 btw 🤩)....

#Dispatches: LEGO Serious Play without the LEGO!

#Dispatches: LEGO Serious Play without the LEGO!

I was speaking to a colleague today who had a question about using Minecraft as a potential alternative to LEGO in a teaching environment. He was looking for something he could deliver virtually as some of the lessons he delivers are now online as a result of the...

A ‘Living’ Model for Frugal Education

A ‘Living’ Model for Frugal Education

An idea that I've been noodling around with for a while now is a model to represent frugal education design. I want something simple that I can share with people to more clearly articulate the idea with fewer words. I'd rather save those words for a paper in the near...

Print Your Own Frugal Education Action Cards!

Print Your Own Frugal Education Action Cards!

After a busy few weeks on your various research projects, I've found the time to complete work on the Frugal Education Action Cards and create a nice landing page for the resource here on the site. You can now download both print-ready PDFs and Adobe Illustrator...

Frugal Education Action Cards: Built at the Speed of Need!

Frugal Education Action Cards: Built at the Speed of Need!

I recently blogged about my work creating a set of Frugal Education cards, designed to support educators in the application of frugal practices, and the cards are now being adopted into in-class activities at Universiti Malaysia, Sarawak (UNIMAS). The Creative Culture...

Prototyping Frugal Education Cards

Prototyping Frugal Education Cards

I've been hard at work noodling away on a collection of frugal education 'action cards' to help others apply frugal practices within their education designs. This idea came off the back of my recent work developing the frugal education aspects. The 'cards' expand upon...