Coaching in Higher Education? Yes Please…

Corporate coaching has spread rapidly from the US across the world, with the business sector happy to buy in such support for employees they are grooming to be high flyers. The higher education sector, in contrast, would appear to offer a less obviously lucrative, and perhaps more sceptical, market. Yet coaches in the US, and to a lesser extent in the UK, are working with an increasing number of academics, helping them to confront not…

Daily Diaries of Lecturers @timeshighered

Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night worrying about work? Feel that you have really "earned something" only after a session teaching? Or think about the learning process over the washing-up? If so, you are not alone, according to a series of accounts academics have written about their daily lives. To inform Share, a research project that is investigating the ways in which academics around the world represent, share and change…