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Journal: Finding a Way to Participate

I was invited to write an opinion piece for the Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice by Keith Smyth not so long ago.  This was unusual in a number of ways, but most particularly because of the warm invitation to take part in the life of an institution as an outsider, and secondly because even though I lack formal qualifications I was being valued by the academic community.

To me it is a message of hope that new winds are ushering in new ways for everyone to participate in the intellectual life – of which we are all a part, but not all recognised… The Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice aims to provide a supportive publishing outlet to allow established and particularly new authors to contribute to the scholarly discourse of academic practice. Long may it last… Read more