The study habits of a full-time educator, part-time EdD student

Nathan Douglas ( @Nathan_DHT_EdD) is a full-time Deputy Headteacher at a large, multicultural primary school in Birmingham. He has over twelve years’ experience in primary education, and currently leads on curriculum design and implementation, teaching and learning, the spending of the pupil premium grant and attendance. Nathan is a part-time EdD student at Birmingham CityContinue reading “The study habits of a full-time educator, part-time EdD student”

Getting It Done (and rewarding yourself along the way)

Leona McQuaid is a second year part-time PhD Student and Occupational Therapy Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University. In my attempt to manage the demands of a part time PhD alongside a busy full time academic role, I have developed a form of self-bargaining; I call it transactional thinking. This is where I set mini goalsContinue reading “Getting It Done (and rewarding yourself along the way)”

What does the part-time doctoral journey look like? Building a community of stories.

This first post is from Dr. Jon Rainford (@jonrainford) . Jon is the creator of this blog and completed his part-time doctorate in 2019 at Staffordshire University. His thesis examined widening participation policy and practices in higher education. This blog is set to launch early in the new year and will feature a wide rangeContinue reading “What does the part-time doctoral journey look like? Building a community of stories.”