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Sandy Rushton

Senior consultant

Describe what you do at BrightCarbon

I find ways to translate words into images and weave stories into presentations.




Hoping for a cat in the near future.


A pint of anything with an interesting label.


BA (Hons) in Linguistics.

3 words that describe me

Laughs a lot.

Couldn't do my job without

A solid playlist.

Hidden skill

Ég tala íslensku…bara smá (I speak Icelandic…just a little).

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Recent articles by Sandy Rushton

Jan 2018

When you’re teaching a skill, it’s important to assess learners’ progress. It’s a way of making sure you’re on the right track to meeting your learning objectives, and flags up anything that you might have missed. Whilst quizzes, tests, and other eLearning assessments are a tried and tested way to track improvement, learners start to suffer when eLearning is focused more on assessment than on the act of learning itself.

Jan 2018

PechaKucha presentation nights are a global phenomenon and have taken place in over 900 cities worldwide. On September 15th it was Manchester’s turn to host a 20×20 event, and BrightCarbon went along for the ride. The format of a PechaKucha presentation is simple. Speakers have 20 images on their…