Learn with leading author, Neil Thompson! Dr Neil Thompson is an expert in human relations and well-being. One of the most highly respected figures in UK social work, Neil's expertise encompasses equality and diversity; stress; conflict management; mental health and well-being; loss, grief and trauma; communication; reflective practice and self-directed learning; and leadership and people management. He has also held or full or honorary professorships at four UK universities. He is a well-established and much-appreciated author who excels in blending theory and practice and presenting complex ideas clearly without oversimplifying them.  He is also a highly experienced educator who now specialises in developing innovative online learning solutions. He tutors the Avenue Professional Development Programme, an online learning community geared towards maximising learning. He is also a well-respected adviser who is now able to offer online coaching and mentoring services.

Neil has a blog (accessible from the menu at the top of this page) and produces two online newsletters, THE humansolutions BULLETIN and Learning IMPACTclick the 'Connect' link at the top of this page to find out more.

Be tutored online by Neil as part of the Avenue Professional Development Programme for as little as £10 per month! avenue-prof-development-MASTER-ENGL[1] smallJoin the Avenue Professional Development Programme! The Silver pathway allows members of the people professions to be part of an online learning community, with Neil as the tutor. The Gold pathway includes all the facilities of the Silver pathway, but with the addition of one-to-one e-mentoring with Neil. Find out now how you can be part of this important innovative online learning programme and be a member of Neil's online tutorial group for only £10 a month! Download the full-colour brochure here. We also have a Corporate Membership scheme which allows organisations to make block bookings for as little as £35 per person per year.