Solon’s Top 10 Tips

In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend. Men keep agreements when it is to the advantage of neither to break them. Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath. Speech is the mirror of action. Reprove thy friend privately; commend him publicly. Clear your mind of can’t. I grow… Read More


Passing on Your Knowledge…

“…just because I have a skill does not mean I can pass it on.“ (Gemmell, 1992, p.56) Unfortunately, not everyone can be a competent teacher/trainer. However, this does not mean that a person couldn’t contribute to the learning of others. A person who may not make a ‘good’ teacher/trainer but has a wealth of knowledge… Read More

Skills & Context…

“In the city there are many clerks, administrators, organisers. Without them Drenan would cease to run. They are valued men. But place them in these mountains and they would starve to death while surrounded by game and edible roots. You understand? The degree of a man’s skill is relative to his surroundings, or the challenges… Read More

DCTS: Delivering A National First

Did you know that the Defence Centre of Training and Support (DCTS), part of the MOD’s Directorate General Training and Education, based at Royal Air Force Halton in Buckinghamshire, was the first employer-based training organisation to award in-house instructors with a Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS). The CTLLS qualification forms part… Read More