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You’re in the right place. Welcome to the ‘Journeys in Education’ Podcast where we chat about education then, now and in the future. We chat about mental health and wellbeing. What are our guests passionate about? What are we passionate about? We’ll have a right good chat about that too! Remember that the three most important things in education are Relationships, Relationships and Relationships, so relax, be happy and join us.

Nov 26, 2020

Mike Stevenson is a disruptor, he inspires people to swim against the tide of convention, he is quite simply an inspiration.  When the recession of 2008 hit badly, he set up 'Thinktastic' as “an antidote to the doom and gloom”.

Nowadays he has a UK wide reputation as an inspirational speaker, trainer and creative...


Nov 19, 2020

Iain Smith is the Scottish Lawyer of the year for 2020 and a well known advocate when it comes to the 'ACE's' movement in Scotland.  He went from a disastrous start with his schooling to becoming school 'DUX' and Head Boy.  It wasn't until he was in his 40's that he discovered he was Dyslexic.

Iain works across the...


Nov 13, 2020

Stevie Blom was formerly and will always be remembered as one of the most talented competitive cyclists in Scotland.  Self confidence was a big problem for him but that all changed when he started cycling and joined the Johnstone Wheelers Cycling Club.  That journey led to him reaching a supremely high level of fitness...


Nov 12, 2020

Anne Pia is a former Teacher and HMI Schools and Colleges Inspector in Scotland but so much more besides!  She grew up in a Scots-Italian home in Edinburgh, describing herself as something of a hybrid.

She believes that magic happens in classrooms when teachers have the freedom to create, initiate and explore.  When...


Nov 6, 2020

Born in Kaitaia, New Zealand, Grayson Hart is a professional Rugby Union player for Bedford Blues.  He previously played for both Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh Rugby in the Pro 12, now Pro 14, as well as the Blues and the NSW Waratahs in Super Rugby.  He latterly also turned out for London Scottish and...