ROMBi and International Literacy Day

ROMBi and International Literacy Day Last year as part of UNESCO’s International Literacy Day we created a ‘Hitchhiker’s guide to Literacy’. This guide explains that “Learning is not something that we do, it is a happening; things falling into place; with eureka moments, big & small. This principle is equally relevant for learners across age, academic ability range, fr…

ROMBi, creativity and children’s art week

ROMBi founder, education specialist and psychoanalyst, Penny Georgiou has long been a promoter of creativity and using puzzles to open new horizons for children and adults alike.This week we are supporting Children’s Art Week which is a UK-wide campaign run by Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education. The awareness week which kicked off on June 29th encourages schools, art galle…

ROMBi and Learning Disability Awareness Week 2022

ROMBi and Learning Disability Awareness Week 2022A learning disability, learning disorder, or learning difficulty is a condition that causes difficulties comprehending or processing information.Learning disabilities, disorders, and difficulties are have different effects on different people. Many who have a learning disability are able to work, have relationships, live alone and get qualific…

Trends for education in 2022

Trends for education in 2022 A recent article from Forbes highlighted that the 2 biggest future trends in education are; rethinking what we teach and rethinking how we teach it. Innovation in teaching and harnessing creativity is something that ROMBi founder, education specialist and psychoanalyst, Penny Georgiou is passionate about. ROMBi comes out of research and discovery at the cu…

Hitchhiker’s guide to Autism: A question from an autistic perspective

The Autistic Society describes autism as “a lifelong developmental disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world.” As part of this theme, we wanted to look at how an autistic individual sees the world and what advice we can offer that goes to the heart of how they are feeling.We are delighted to be sharing this month’s Hitchhiker’s guide to Autism.Autism Awarenes…

Hitchhiker’s guide to Student Mental Health

March marks University Mental Health Day and this month ROMBi founder Penny is continuing to foster enduring change by raising awareness of the benefits of structured handplay for students struggling with aspects of mental health.There are a wide-range of support services available to students struggling with mental health concerns, through subject faculties and University-wide services. The…