Author Archives: nikky smedley

Growing the Future

Based on Nikky Smedley’s seminar given at Bett 2015, Excel London this January – a version of this piece originally appeared in ‘Teach Secondary’ magazine. Links used in the presentation are listed at the end. “As a company to be … Continue reading

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Creative Business and the Business of Creativity

I’m so happy to be back in Estonia, holding a seminar for Loov Eesti (Creative Estonia) in Tallinn, as part of their event – “Lost in translation. How to gain from cross-sectorial cooperation?” For anyone who would like to have a … Continue reading

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The Power of Boredom

I recall being nerdily thrilled when, in one of my first senior school french lessons, I learned that ‘to bore’ was a reflexive verb – that is, ‘I’m bored’, becomes, ‘Je m’ennui’, and literally translates as ‘I bore myself’. I … Continue reading

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