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.

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”

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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”

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.

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”

Brake Farm Community Resource Centre Blog Launched

I have recently launched a blog in relation to where I work in order to provide existing and potential learners, members of the community, trustees, staff as well as other interested individuals with news, updates, information and other articles about Brake Farm Community Resource Centre in Crownhill, Plymouth. The blog can be viewed at: http://brakefarm.wordpress.com A varietyContinue reading “Brake Farm Community Resource Centre Blog Launched”

Social Media Networking Learning Session

This blog post discusses the Social Media / Networking learning session I recently delivered as part of a research project.  The sessions delivered had an aim to increase learner’s IT literacy skills through utilising Social Media as the vehicle to develop IT skills and at the same time introduce Social Media / Networking topics, skills, knowledgeContinue reading “Social Media Networking Learning Session”

Featured in Plymouth Herald Newspaper – Beginner Computer Courses

Featured in Plymouth Herald newspaper on 8th January 2011 regarding the latest beginner computer course opportunities offered for the New Year.  The course activities are part of the latest UK Online Centres Go ON – get more out of life online campaign.  To view the article go to: http://www.thisisplymouth.co.uk/news/Beginner-courses/article-3078265-detail/article.html or click on the screenshot below.

Advances in Digital Camera Features

There has been many developments in technology over the past few years that have contributed to the advancement of digital cameras, resulting in new features being introduced.  Although, you might have thought that digital cameras already possessed a variety of useful features, tools and didn’t need any additional functions, some of the latest options are usefulContinue reading “Advances in Digital Camera Features”

YouTube Channel Launched

I have recently launched my YouTube Channel, which features a selection of uploaded videos / clips featuring me to showcase my work activities.  The clips which are currently available on the channel include extracts from videos shown at past conferences to highlight the development, success and the sustainability of the successful workplace learning centre IContinue reading “YouTube Channel Launched”