International Women’s Day

Image of Beverly Clarke used for her blog on International Women's Day 2024

International Women’s Day – Empowering through inclusion As we mark International Women’s Day (IWD) 2024, I reflect upon gender equality within education and technology.  This year’s theme is #InspireInclusion it’s essential to reflect and celebrate on the progress we’ve made towards gender equality in education and technology. However, work remains to be done, the voices […]

Safer Internet Day 2024

Safer Internet Day article on Beverly Clarke Consulting website

Safer Internet Day 2024 –  with the theme of “Inspiring Change? Making a difference, managing influence and navigating change online.” Have you heard of Safer Internet Day? I had the pleasure of being involved in the Safer Internet Day celebrations run by IT for Education Services company EduThing Ltd and its sister company Mint Education. […]

#BETT2024 – #Edtech Odyssey

Images of BETT Speakers Bag and of Beverly Clarke

#BETT2024 – #Edtech Odyssey As the doors closed for #BETT2024 and I travelled home, I reflected upon my experience, I had hosted the Global Futures theatre, greeting guests from around the world and introducing speakers, immersed myself with new tech, celebrated with winners, networked with known and new connections, offered advice to others, been inspired […]

How Tech Transforms Christmas

Image showing a Lindt Augmented Reality Calendar and a Jo Malone Gingerbreadman

How tech transforms Christmas – the 2023 festive season may just be the year that we call – the year of the #digitalChristmas, in much the same way as the London 2012 Olympics was described as the first digital Olympics due to the use of social media and technology. In the ever evolving landscape of […]

Ray Ban Meta Smart Glasses

Beverly Clarke wearing Ray Ban Meta Smart Glasses

Ray Ban Meta Smart Glasses are the hottest tech present this year! They are the latest in “wearable technology” and becoming a fashion statement. Last week quite by chance, I was able to try out and try on a pair of this newest wearable tech.  Let me share with you my insights around Smart Glasses, […]

Festival of Learning

Festival of Learning: Unplugged and Inspired The theme for this year’s Festival of Learning – was linking industry and education. The event took place at BT Adastral Park in Suffolk this week. Adastral Park is home to BTs innovation labs and innovation Martlesham – which is a cluster of 150 high tech companies, just outside […]

It is all in a Mark!

Making paper at Wookey Hole

Have you ever thought about watermarks? I bet you haven’t given any thought to watermarks! Well neither had I until, I had a visit to Wookey Hole in Somerset recently and discovered the history of watermarks. Here is how, I created my very first watermark. One of the activities at Wookey Hole was a paper […]

Black History Month 2023

As we celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth this October, I am sharing my journey of finding out my own ancestry.  A few years ago I turned 50, this also coincided with me being diagnosed with an autoimmune condition.  The condition is hereditary, yet no one in my family knew of any ancestors who had Graves Thyroid Disease. I […]

Artificial Intelligence in Everyday LIFE!

Artificial Intelligence in Everyday Life! Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm.  But, how equipped and empowered are you to understand and talk at Artificial Intelligence? Also known as AI? Well I am here to demystify AI for you.  As a former teacher, I have written a non-technical course for you.  Using a coaching […]

Black History Month 2023

This “Black History Month” I am shining a light on “Black Women in Tech”. Technology is impacting upon all of our lives.  However, the names of black women in tech are still not universal, despite many great contributions. Black women have been historically overlooked and underrepresented in the STEM sector.  Current statistics show that black […]