ROLAND MEIGHAN FUNERAL AND CONDOLENCES

It was a wet and windy day in Nottingham on 12.01.2014 for Roland’s funeral but the warmth of his send off was assured for this most well-loved, respected academic and educator. There was a splendid turn out from family, friends, […]

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Philip Toogood. 11th October 1935 – 8th September 2013.

CPE-PEN Flexischooling Guidance

You might like to check out our latest journal providing Flexischooling information and guidance. This will be useful to all parties and assist in gaining a shared understanding

Flexischooling Learning Exchange – 28th April

The Flexischooling Learning Exchange is approaching rapidly (28th April). We are already assured of a good turn out but there are some places still available in our larger

CPE-PEN Flexischooling Learning Exchange

 

FLEXISCHOOLING

‘rigid systems produce rigid people, flexible systems produce flexible people’ Dr Roland Meighan

 CPE-PEN Presents a Flexischooling Learning Exchange

Saturday 28th April

Flexischooling from ad hoc to tip of an iceberg?

We've reported many times on the growing number of flexischooling initiatives.  The concept originated with our own leading light Dr Roland Meighan  http://edheretics.gn.apc.org/ http://www.rolandmeighan.co.uk/ and discussions held with  John

Don Glines: New Book.

  At CPE-PEN we're always delighted to support the work of Don Glines. He's delivered a blockbuster here. Don has successfully got to grips with personalisation

Flexischool Places available

Fancy a flexischool arrangement with your youngsters? Four opportunities have arisen below. The flexischooling concept is one of  CPE-PEN's primary foci at the moment. There is great interest. We

CPE-PEN Special Journal 14 – Edmond Holmes

We've just sent our latest Journal - A special edition focusing on Edmond Holmes to the printers. We're looking to circulate to members during June (free to members

CPE-PEN Learning Exchange April 2011

Once again CPE-PEN combined its AGM with its April Learning Exchange in Loughborough. After the AGM Peter Humphreys brought everyone up to date with developments at CPE-PEN including

Hollinsclough Primary Flexischool Project

Roland Meighan, Janet Meighan and Peter Humphreys from CPE-PEN, and Gillian Trott from the Self-Managed Learning Centre in Brighton  http://www.college.selfmanagedlearning.org/ paid a visit to Hollinsclough Primary Flexischool

CPE-PEN Learning Exchange / AGM April 2011

  

Loughborough Learning Exchange

Sunday 3rd April 2011 

The next Learning Exchange will be our annual trip to Burleigh Community College, Loughborough. Members and

North Ayrshire Council may examine four-day school week

BBC NEWS 6 February 2011 http://tiny.cc/f35yc North Ayrshire Council may examine four-day school week The council may also consider starting primary education a year later, at the age of six

National curriculum review puts emphasis on facts …

National curriculum review puts emphasis on facts ... Michael Gove says an academic education will best equip

Learning Futures pamphlet now available

This pamphlet (downloadable) from the Innovation Unit is well worth a read for CPE-PEN network members. There are key ideas that we have advocated for decades appearing

IALA – 100 Years War Against Learning

100 Years War Against Learning Dr. Don Glines has poured his energy, extensive experience and knowledge of research

University fees, the Open University and the DIY student

With the recession and impending hikes in university fees and costs it perhaps a good time to take stock and look at some other options. Contrary to what many

Green Party Conference, Education Policy and PEN

With thanks to Hazel Clawley for this post. At its Autumn Conference 2010, the Green Party of England and Wales voted to include in its main policy document, Policies

A Centenary – Edmond Holmes: ‘What Is and What Might Be’ and ‘The Tragedy of Education’ Revisited

INVITATION:  A Centenary – Edmond Holmes: ‘What Is and What Might Be’ and ‘The Tragedy of Education’  Revisited The 2011 Summer edition of the Journal of Personalised Education Now

OpenEYE… items from OpenEYE Campaign news 14.04.2010

Letter of the week - A Danish Lesson  There was an interesting letter of the week in the 18th of February Nursery World http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/news/984212/Opinion-Letters/   I read with interest Professor

CPE-PEN Louhgborough Learning Exchange, Sun March 28th

Reminder about our forthcoming Learning Exchange. LOUGHBOROUGH LEARNING EXCHANGE 28.03.2010 Venue. Burleigh Community College, Thorpe Hill, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 4SQ. The Adult Centre (immediate right after entering the gate),  Travel Directions

CPE-PEN messages filtering into mainstream?

The Guardian.Tuesday 9th March 2010. Virtually perfect. Teaching is on a course for an idyll in which people learn at their own pace, in their own time, and

BBC Radio 4 Isn’t That Dangerous?: African Travels Among Academics and Other Wild Animals. Educational Heretics Press.

BBC Radio 4 Isn’t That Dangerous?: African Travels Among Academics and Other Wild Animals. Educational Heretics Press. If you're anything like me Saturday mornings wouldn't be the same without

BBC: London set for Swedish schools

London set for Swedish schools  By Angela Harrison. Education reporter, BBC News  http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/8419291.stm   Academies are seen as a main vehicle for driving up standards  A private Swedish company is to open

Opinion: Home education- Home Ed student, 14, offered place at Cambridge

Opinion: Home education- Home Ed student, 14, offered place at Cambridge From the Digital Journal http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/285253  Paul makes some useful points which we would agree with. Undoubtedly home-based education

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