Penstripe likes – our round up for May

Here’s some of the news, views and insights that the team here at Penstripe have enjoyed over the last month:


Listen: If your intake of current affairs is restricted to a quick scan of the headlines then this is the podcast for you. The Guardian Audio Long Reads are a selection of the Guardian’s more in-depth features that can be downloaded and listened to anytime.


Read: GDPR is the hot topic for any organisation that manages personal data and schools are no exception. The cut-off date is fast approaching but if you are still in the midst of making sure your records are compliant with the new regulation this is a handy guide:

Listen: We’ve discovered this great series of podcasts by business consultant and entrepreneur Paul Minors that focus on productivity. Paul answers specific questions from subscribers as well as interviewing successful individuals from different fields. We particularly enjoyed the episode on ‘How to find motivation and stop procrastination’. The podcasts are short and sweet with useful tips on working more productively and getting the most from work and home life.