Futurelab: New FREE handbook on curriculum and teaching innovation

Futurelab has just published a new handbook on digital inclusion, discussing the perceived benefits of inclusive education and how these benefits have changed the learner demographic of mainstream schools. ‘Using digital technologies to promote inclusive practices in education’ reminds us […]

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Press release: TrueTube launches new debate: ‘I’m scared of death’

Award-winning secondary resource TrueTube launches a new issue discussing life and death, how we cope with bereavement and the afterlife. Young people are often affected by the death of

Press release: Is Private Sector Higher Education the Answer to UK University Overcrowding?

Private sector educators who offer UK university qualifications using off-campus learning methods may take up the shortfall in higher education places this September. These organisations provide identical degrees

Press release: Nottinghamshire County Council engages adult learners with interactive quizzes

Adult Learners Week: 9-15 May 2009   Inspiring adults from diverse backgrounds to give learning a go, the Adult and Community Learning Service (ACLS), part of Nottinghamshire County Council, is

Student voice – ESSA

For many young people learner voice begins with ESSA (English Secondary Student's Association.) Check out their website

Press release: Ministers fail to protect children from unfair treatment. Children’s Rights Alliance for England 27th April 2009

Children’s charities today accuse the Government of failing to protect children from discrimination.  The Equality Bill, a landmark piece of legislation, due to be published on Monday, will make

Conference on children and the media and details of MA course

CRIN - the Children's Rights Information Network -  (www.crin.org) - has kindly published a report of the open conference on Representations of Children in the News Media,

AlphaSmart Editorial: Learner voice leads the way

Learner voice leads the way Interaction, collaboration and personalised learning are high on the agenda for many a teacher in modern day education and, with the dramatic advances in

Howard Gardner – The Next Big Thing

We've all heard of Howard Gardner's work on multiple intelligences. His article in the influential US Magazine and Blog 'Foreign Policy'- global magazine of economics, politics and ideas

Moving from a Controlled to a Learning Society – John Raven

Thanks to Gordon Hall of then Deming Network for flagging up this presentation. Moving from a Controlled to a Learning Society John Raven Monday 27th April. 5.30pm, Bridge View, 1 North

Learning at Work Day – 14th May 2009

Campaign For Learning http://www.campaign-for-learning.org.uk/cfl/WorkplaceLearning/lawday/index.asp Learning at Work Day is coming soon. Get people excited by ordering branded promotional material this year. Or you could download free posters. Don't forget

New York Times Editorial – Selling Obesity at School

Obesity in western cultures is at crises point. While much of the world struggles to get enough to eat the west goes headlong into unhealthy food consumption, food

Press release: UniServity’s ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ project opens a new world of 21st Century learning opportunities

Ground-breaking UniServity cLc Learning Platform Project opens a new world of cross-curricular and cross-cultural 21st Century learning opportunities for 10,000 students globally UniServity, the market leading Learning Platform provider

‘How Others See Us’ Animations

Many of you will have seen our 'How Others See Us' animation.

Press release: Schools should be embracing Twitter – Futurelab’s new handbook offers practical guidance on digital inclusion

One of the ways to offer a truly inclusive education for all young people is to embrace their diverse learning needs and encourage active participation on popular social

The Human Greatness Group

The Human Greatness Group may interest people within the PEN network and beyond. It comprises a USA based network of Researchers, Professors, Parents and Teachers concerned to modernize

The School Calendar

One of the ways mainstream schooling systems can begin to look at more radical transformations is by thinking about the whole idea of the school calendar. In the

Press release: Project Zero Film – In Response to Student Feedback

Plymouth, Devon. Research by BECTA has highlighted a discrepancy between the way school children are taught and the way they prefer to be taught.  The research report ‘Web

Futurelab: New FREE handbook on curriculum and teaching innovation

Futurelab has just published a new report on curriculum and teaching innovation that is intended to provide guidance for educators interested in exploring the potential of personalisation to

CfL: Events – Informal Adult Learning and 3-19 Education

The Informal Adult Learning White Paper - Learning Revolution or too little, too late? 24 April, 11am - 1pm, London £99 plus VAT **Friends' rate £89.10 plus VAT Following the publication

Press release: MOD announces a dynamic 21st Century Learning Environment for its overseas Service schools

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) announce a strategic educational partnership with UniServity, the leading Learning Platform provider, to support and enhance teaching and learning for children and families

AERO April E-News: Education Circle of Change by Isaac Graves

I recently returned from a very interesting gathering called, Education Circle of Change. “The Education Circle of Change is an initiative to advance existing movement building in education

Home schooling – a vision of the future? Telegraph 11th April 2009

James Bartholomew, Telegraph 11th April 2009 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/5136420/Home-schooling---a-vision-of-the-future.html We'd certainly subscribe to the sentiments in this article. We have long argued that we have much to learn from home-based education. Let

Press release: UK Teachers now sharing over one million classroom resources every month on TES Connect

8 April, 2009: TSL Education announces over one million monthly downloads

Futurelab: E-news issue 57 April 2009

Two interesting items caught the eye. New handbook: Curriculum and teaching innovation Aimed at educational leaders involved in curriculum and teaching innovation, this new handbook provides guidance for exploring the

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