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BritMums Live – Is blogging a bit, um, 2009?

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Monday 25th June 2012

Five hundred bloggers, star-studded speakers, babies in arms and a glamorous venue in the heart of the City. BritMums Live promised all that, and delivered all that. Where else could you have your nails painted, learn the ins and outs of Google+, pick up some great tips on blogging and hear a speech by the hilarious Ruby Wax – all within the space of a few hours? The two-day event ...keep reading

The trials and tribulations of paperwork

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Tuesday 28th February 2012

When I went slightly mad a few years ago and decided to try my hand at teaching (I was useless), the main thing that made me throw in the towel was the endless paperwork. For every lesson I taught at my local FE college, I had to fill in reams and reams of forms. There were the schemes of work to plan out lessons for the whole of the academic ...keep reading