What social media platforms tell us about education

By Andrew McCafferty | 07 Aug 2015 | Uncategorized

  While driving to a meeting last night I turned on the radio and  listened to an interview about social media platforms.  The two dominant platforms as we all know are facebook and twitter.  The specialist made the observation that while both these platforms seek to connect people they serve different purposes.  Neither is better, they are just different.  Some people […] Read more

Most development programs aren’t focussed

By Andrew McCafferty | 23 Jul 2015 | Articles

In a recent blog post from the Centre for Creative Leadership, Nicholas Petrie tells a story of when Warren Buffett met Bill Gates (the 2 richest men in the world) at a Party and Bill Gate’s father asked them, “what is the one thing that has most helped you succeed?”.  Without hesitation both men said “focus”. […] Read more

The Mission is Clear

By Andrew McCafferty | 17 Jul 2015 | Articles

Jesus left us in no doubt as to what our mission as his followers is – “To go and make disciples” (Matt 28:19).  If you’ve been around the church for any length of time then you’ll have heard preachers and teachers exhort you to do just this, probably on multiple occasions.  So how are we […] Read more