The school summer holidays are soon to be upon us. Whether you're with your children for part, or all of the holiday, there's a big shift in pace away from the structure and routine of school life. … [Read More...]
The conference theme this year provides a rich metaphor to explore. As a small scale farmer I spend a great deal of my time tending my fields, and the potential of the metaphor has inspired me to … [Read More...]
How amazing! I was connected to lovely people from all over the world for an hour and my thanks go to Online Events for the technical stuff and to Leilani for asking me to step up! By the magic that … [Read More...]
Well – in August I traveled to San Francisco to the ITAA World Conference to receive my Eric Berne Memorial Award somewhat in awe and feeling anxious about having to make an ‘acceptance speech’. However, those feelings were soon blown away by the many enthusiastic encounters I had with TA practitioners from around the world. […]
Margaret Turpin Bursaries Available Through UKATA There are three bursaries that are available to UKATA members (not subscribers): Margaret Turpin Training Trust (max £250) UKATA Conference Bursary (max £100) UKATA Training Bursary (max £500) Margaret Turpin Training Trust (MTTT) Margaret Turpin established this trust in 1999, originally to further the training and education of staff […]
A new scheme to present medals was launched at the National Conference, in Blackpool. Three medals will be awarded at next year’s National Conference in order to celebrate achievements and contributions to TA. In the true spirit of the TA tradition, a medal could be awarded for anything. The only criteria is that the nominated person must be […]
Over this last year I have been pondering connection and community. Some of you will have been at the talk I did in Leeds or Salisbury at the conferences acknowledging the importance of our community to me and how the connection I have made on my journey has been significant and added a richness to my life. This sense of community and connection was what led me to the idea of the #TATuesday project. I think sometimes we shy away from technology as most of us grew up in an age without internet, Skype, twitter, Facebook and all the ways that we have of connecting today.
We have have made some small changes to the main webpage today, to include fully interactive social media buttons, and a new ‘latest news’ section below the main navigation boxes. Other changes include tidying up the video page, and linking it to our youtube account.