Is this the future of Higher Education?

I heard about a grassroots university that is completely reimagining higher education to provide a system of education that values the whole person. It is called Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV), set up by Chinmaya Mission four years ago. We know that challenges to mental health and well-being are becoming prevalent around the world, and also that … Continue reading Is this the future of Higher Education?

NVivo workshops: changing with the times.

Hi Everyone,So, universities are cutting back on research training, and in particular services for qualitative researchers. I am hearing this from students, staff, other trainers and experiencing it myself.  I find this very frustrating and have written ranty posts about it and then deleted them (precisely because they were too ranty). Sigh. I like doing training through … Continue reading NVivo workshops: changing with the times.

#QualChat: A Tweetchat on qualitative research.

I have been thinking about hosting a tweetchat on qualitative research for some time now, but resisted because I consider myself more of a qualitative enthusiast, rather than an expert. However, upon reflection, I’ve decided it doesn’t matter. I don’t believe that there is a “right” way to do qualitative research and I’m not personally … Continue reading #QualChat: A Tweetchat on qualitative research.

‘‘Research has to happen ‘somewhere’’ – a guide to situating qualitative research

This blog was written by Sydney Church, a qualitative research consultant currently based in Cape Town, South Africa. She is available for remote work globally and you can contact her on sydneychurch01@gmail.com or through her Twitter @SlowFindings. I recently consulted a company conducting a mixed methods evaluation on best practice for qualitative analyses. Qualitative research … Continue reading ‘‘Research has to happen ‘somewhere’’ – a guide to situating qualitative research