Awarded Postgraduate Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

I am pleased to announce I have been awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring qualification by Plymouth Marjon University. The programme consisted of the following modules: Advanced Coaching & Mentoring and Coaching & Mentoring in Practice.

Learner Comments and Feedback 2013-2014

Please find below a selection of learners’ comments, feedback from learner reviews, surveys and course evaluations I have carried out and received during 2013-2014. “The course has been extremely informative and fun and I have had a mass of valuable help throughout.  As always everything has been explained to me clearly and I’m in noContinue reading “Learner Comments and Feedback 2013-2014”

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket and Dragon Spacecraft Launch

In March 2013, whilst re-visiting and travelling around Florida I was fortunate enough to experience a rocket launch.  The purpose of this rescheduled SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch was to replenish supplies and take equipment to the International Space Station (ISS).  This was an unmanned cargo flight contracted to NASA that had been delayed after previous launch attempts carrying the Dragon spacecraft andContinue reading “SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket and Dragon Spacecraft Launch”

Available for Work

Unfortunately, for the second time within two years I find myself in the unfortunate position of looking for work during these difficult economic times, due to being once again made redundant due to centre closure where I previously worked.  I am a qualified post-16 Tutor / Trainer, learning practitioner, educator and IT specialist based inContinue reading “Available for Work”

Learner Comments 2011

Please find below a selection of learners’ comments, feedback from learner reviews, surveys and course evaluations I have carried out and received during 2011. “David was always available during my sessions and I found him to be very knowledgeable and approachable.” “Willing to give time to any questions raised by me.” “David explains everything whenever asked…wasContinue reading “Learner Comments 2011”

Manufacturing: A Skilled Workforce

I recently received the following testimonial of my work from Pipex Limited, who I have been working with since November 2010: “David Massey has been working closely with the staff involved from Pipex since November of 2010 in his role as tutor and advisor on the training involved in the E.C.D.L computer literacy courses.  DavidContinue reading “Manufacturing: A Skilled Workforce”

HP webOS OTA Update for TouchPad Released in the UK

The first HP webOS OTA (over the air) update is now available for the TouchPad in the UK and elsewhere in the world.  The update was originally promised to be released before the end of July and has finally been released on 1st August, which isn’t too long after the original date!  The 3.0.2 update includes theContinue reading “HP webOS OTA Update for TouchPad Released in the UK”

Teaching Mathematics (Numeracy) in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Having completed the Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Mathematics (Numeracy) in the Lifelong Learning Sector course which I have attended at Cornwall College St Austell, I have now been awarded this qualification as a qualified numeracy subject specialist tutor / teacher.  This is awarded by University of Plymouth.

Testimonials / References Word Cloud

Below is a Wordle word cloud, which features a variety of key words from testimonials and references about my work.  A word cloud is a visual illustration containing words from a particular source and the bigger the word the more times it has been mentioned within the source.  This provides a quick way of seeing a selectionContinue reading “Testimonials / References Word Cloud”

Using Tablet Devices in Learning, Teaching and Education

This blog post article discusses using tablet computing devices within learning environments, with a particular focus on the new HP TouchPad, which is the first webOS tablet from HP (formerly Palm).  When referring to learning environments within this article, this can be in relation to teaching, learning, e-learning and other educational settings.  I have focusedContinue reading “Using Tablet Devices in Learning, Teaching and Education”