See also: Learning Styles Matter I get amazed at the number of times I read safety people parading ‘dumb down’ as a badge of honour. This constant envy (or whatever) of academic learning versus practical learning seems more accentuated in the safety industry than any other I have encountered. There … [Read more...] about Safety – Learning by Doing and Learning by Theory
We know that as humans we are social creatures and being part of a community gives us meaning and purpose. Communities are about connecting and being with others and we strive to ‘belong’ as isolation can be the hardest emotion to deal with. When we are in community with others, we give as well as … [Read more...] about We Need Communities and They Need Us
After long discussions with Rob Long, Craig Ashhurst and others in the Centre for Leadership and Learning in Risk (CLLR) we have made the decision to develop a connected approach to communications for the Social Psychology of Risk by creating the SPoR Community Network. I (Matt Thorne Adelaide) have … [Read more...] about SPoR Community Network
All Care and No Care! Time and time again we are bombarded with articles and ‘research’ prescribing how to be more resilient. I came across this article the other day about care workers and resilience (https://hellocaremail.com.au/resilience-aged-care-workers-caring-people-living-dementia/) that … [Read more...] about All Care and No Care!
What is a Safety and Risk ‘Thinking Group’? When we take time out to critically think through, and challenge, the ‘norm’ in risk and safety, we open up our eyes, and importantly our minds, to new thinking and innovation when we use our imagination to better discern risk In my last post Some … [Read more...] about What is a Safety and Risk ‘Thinking Group’?