How many meetings are too many?

How many meetings are too many?

We are in a society of meetings. I spend half of my time in meetings. Meetings that I organise and meetings that I am invited. Most of them are short, between 15 min for my undergraduate students, to 30 min for my 1:2:1 meetings with my staff, to 1 h for research...
On the futility of marking

On the futility of marking

Over the last decades we have seen a trend in our traditional education system in giving more and more importance to marking. Exams have been introduced to even primary school pupils. Those exams are taken so seriously that teachers feel the pressure of spending a...

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