Guardian: The school I’d like: Are pupils’ dreams being realised?

Ten years ago, Education Guardian held a competition, The School I’d Like, offering children a chance to start setting the agenda for their own education. Did they get what they wanted? And are we listening to them any more today? […]

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Nurturing Learning Ecologies, Building Learning Cities

Item from AERO E- News 30.01.2011. We brought Shikshantar to the attention of the CPE-PEN network a number of years ago. It's great to

Elise Bouldings’s Visions of a Peace-filled World.

Elise Bouldings’s Visions of a Peace-filled World. By Edith W. King,  Educational Sociologist With thanks to Edith for sending us this piece she has written about Elise Boulding a figure

Schooling The World: The White Man’s Last Burden

Schooling The World: The White Man's Last Burden by lost people films

With thanks to Prof Ian Cunningham Self Managed Learning College

National curriculum review puts emphasis on facts …

National curriculum review puts emphasis on facts ... Michael Gove says an academic education will best equip Newsletter – January 2011

Some items from the Newsletter Articles
Deadline 18 February, 2011. Changing schools, universities or

Children’s Playground Games and Songs in the Media Age

Press release: Solving the Gap Year Dilemma.

Press Release, London, 25 January 2011 Solving the Gap Year Dilemma. Work and Travel Ideas From BUNAC To Make The Most Of The 2011 Summer Break In the light

RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms. Sir Ken Robinson.

RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms. Sir Ken Robinson dialogue, RSA animation... it works well. Take a view 

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

New book: Social Thought on Education

A new text by Edith W. King on Amazon: Kindle (U.S and U.K.)    2011

In Social Thought on Education the lens of eminent social thinkers' writings are brought

LibEd Bulletin Jan 2011

William Booth Primary School Under Threat A description of a visit to William Booth by David Gribble, and a brief summary of the contested report by Ofsted in

Self Managed Learning

On the 22-23rd January Anna Comino-James from the The Potential Trust and Prof Ian Cunningham from the Centre for Self Managed Learning faciliated a learning event

Researching and Communicating with children

Two new books on methods of researching and communicating with children.

  •  Priscilla Alderson and Virginia Morrow (2011) The Ethics of Research with Children and Young People: A Practical Handbook.

AERO E-News 17 & 18.01.2011

Contents: 17.01.2011 1) Education Poster Sale (NEW) 2) Special Advertising Opportunities for Magazine & Website 3) A few complete archive sets of Education

Research with Children and Young People

OPEN FOR ENROLMENT  Continuous Professional Development courses on Research with Children and Young People at the University of Edinburgh Interested in research on children and young people and want to

Radical Education and the Common School:a Democratic Alternative

Radical Education and the Common School: a Democratic Alternative - an important conference on March 18. We are pleased to announce a day conference to be held at the

Childhoods Today latest issue out now

Dear all, We are delighted to inform you that the latest issue of Childhoods Today has just been published. Please do find five minutes to have a look at

The International Children’s Peace Prize Newsletter

Greetings from KidsRights. Please find attached the newsletter on the International Children’s Peace Prize 2010. KidsRights ICPP Newsletter The International Children’s Peace Prize is presented annually to an exceptional child,

Life Learning Magazine – Jan/Feb 2011 out now Editorial What would Nature do? From Our Readers Readers share ideas about learning and the magazine. I Liked it! by Kate Fridkis Insights about life and learning from a young

Dr Tim Rudd launches Livelab

Our good friend Dr Tim Rudd left Futurelab at the end of 2010 and has now launched Livelab

Livelab: Research, Development and Innovations


Futurelab Changes

All change at Futurelab The new year marks a significant milestone in Futurelab’s journey. After nine years based in Bristol, the offices have

Flexischool developing in rural Staffordshire

It is with great pleasure that we can report that Hollinsclough Primary in rural Stafforshire is developing flexi-time options for its pupils. This project has already received favourable

TIDE – CPD 2011

2011 Tide~ CPD programme attached This includes two more dates in our seminar series, more from the Cities project, and advance notice of the 2011-12 Gambia Study Visit Course Further

OpenEYE Campaign Matters Jan 2011

JANUARY 2011 CAMPAIGN MATTERS    It was an interesting end to the early-childhood year and we have been thinking carefully about the way in which we now want to move

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