Everyone A Researcher

Everyone A Researcher. Anyone at any age can take up the style of research known as naturalistic or qualitative research. 

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Children’s Research Centre – The Open University

The Children’s Research Centre.

The CRC works with children and young people to support their engagement in research. What are children’s and young people’s concerns? What do they

Small Schools and Traffic Pollution:  A Universal Hazard

We are grateful to Emeritus Professor Edith King and associate Professors Salwa Al Darwish and Lichiu Lee for raising awareness of global traffic pollution on children in our schools.

Home Education Myth and Reality. Wendy Charles-Warner

Home Education Myth and Reality. Input at CPE LEX North Wales 4

Unsatisfactory Progress: Article 12 and Pupil Participation in English Schools

New Book: Positive Peace in Schools Tackling Conflict and Creating a Culture of Peace in the Classroom


Rudd, T. & Goodson, I. F. [Eds.] (2017).

Negotiating Neoliberalism: Developing Alternative Educational Visions. Sense Publishers. Rotterdam/Boston/Taipei.


How Do Unschoolers Turn Out?

From MINDSHIFT http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/09/02/how-do-unschoolers-turn-out/ 

How Do Unschoolers

Why Daydreaming is Critical to Effective Learning

How Early Academic Training Retards Intellectual Development

How Early Academic Training Retards Intellectual Development Academic skills are best learned when a person wants them and needs them. Post published by Peter Gray on Jun

BOOK REVIEW: Rothermel, P. (Ed)(2015) International Perspectives on Home Education.

Wendy Charles-Warner from the Centre for Personalised Education has reviewed the latest offering from Paula Rothermel on Home Education. It is a impressive (and currently very

Research: Home Education and the Safeguarding Myth: Analysing the Facts Behind the Rhetoric.

Home Education and the Safeguarding Myth: Analysing the Facts Behind the Rhetoric. Wendy Charles-Warner (Centre for Personalised Education)

The current climate regarding safeguarding of children has brought added

The PAH Continuum: Pedagogy, Andragogy & Heutagogy

The following article appeared in as a guest post in Heutagogy Community of Practice http://heutagogycop.wordpress.com/2013/03/04/the-pah-continuum-pedagogy-andragogy-heutagogy/ It follows from Paul Henderson’s mention of andragogy – which some, may not be familiar with. Fred

How American Homeschoolers Measure Up


Journal for Co-operative Studies Special Education Edition

Thank you to Maureen Breeze for the following...

Good to see this education  special edition  from the Journal of Co-operative Studies.

Ed Yourself – January 2012

With great thanks to Fiona Nicholson for news from the Home Education world.

Ongoing:Local Authority Support with Finding Exam Centre

85% of local authorities have now sent

IALA International Association for Learning Alternatives: Winter News

Excerpts from IALA's winter news

TED Talks Iain McGilchrist: The divided brain


Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist describes the real differences between the left and right halves of the human brain. It's not simply "emotion on the right, reason on

650,000 British Children on Drug to Control Behaviour

AERO E-News 20.9.2011

Today there is good news and bad news. We have a great gathering to report about, but also we have received the sad news that John Gatto has

BESA releases ‘ICT in UK State Schools’ research

Schools getting on with it by themselves  20 September 2011: At a time of significant uncertainty and funding cuts the results of the new 2011 British Educational Suppliers Association

YoungMinds – UNICEF report highlights the scourge of materialism on British children and Young People

YoungMinds - MEDIA RELEASE 14th September 2011 UNICEF report highlights the scourge of materialism on British children and Young People - YoungMinds Commenting on today’s Unicef/Ipsos Mori Children’s

IALA News 16.09.2011

Social and Emotional Learning Impact by Wayne Jennings CASEL, the Collaborative

Press release: Children and mobile phones

Westcoastcloud survey reveals 1 in 10 UK primary school children have iPhones   Cloud services provider releases Netintelligence App on iTunes  One in ten parents in the UK feels

Futurelab: Newsletter 81, July 2011


Projects and Futurelab news


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