Imperfect perfections

For a few moments, take a trip down memory lane with me. Think of a scenic flight you took or the opportunity you had to gaze down at a vista from atop a hill. Remember how perfect everything looked from far away? The straight-lined crop plantations, the flawlessly paved roads, the immaculate green of pine trees, it all looked so perfect. Almost too perfect. And … Continue reading Imperfect perfections

Travailler Dans Le Temps D’une Canicule

Work details: In my last blog I mentioned that my task is to really understand Epistemic Network Analysis and to think about how coding works in quantitative research. I attended a workshop where I learnt more about quantitative ethnography and the use of ENA to study international collaboration in STEM. Then I learnt more about it by reading a book by David Shaffer. It was … Continue reading Travailler Dans Le Temps D’une Canicule

What is better than one supervisor are two supervisors

My work at World Learning continues with more annotated bibliographies. (If you don’t know what they are, read my last post, or in fact, just don’t. Human beings are better off without knowing certain things.) In work related developments, though, I have an additional supervisor. The fantastic Radmila is also a Senior Education Specialist who is working on a donor-funded program that she wants me … Continue reading What is better than one supervisor are two supervisors

A capital internship

So, where does an International Educational Development intern go for his global internship; Washington DC, obviously. The seat of the US government, the city with crazy traffic and an even crazier assortment of non-profits. But my non-profit (not that I own it or anything) is particularly special. It is called ‘World Learning’ and amongst its many contributions to the world is its summer homestay study … Continue reading A capital internship