Press release: The University of Southern Denmark Becomes First Scandinavian University To Go Mobile with Blackboard

The University of Southern Denmark Becomes First Scandinavian University To Go Mobile with Blackboard New App Brings the Academic Experience to Mobile Devices AMSTERDAM – 7 February, 2011 – Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) today announced that the University of Southern […]

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Independent: Employers want apprentices, not graduates

By Richard Garner, The Independent Education Editor. Monday, 7 February 2011 Thousands of school-leavers may be harming their job prospects by seeking a place at university this summer. Results of

Ingenious techniques for avoiding having to confront Climate Change, including the “Spinach Pie” effect

Published on November 12, 2010, by Ben Brangwyn
This has just come through from George Marshall from

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

60% Of Managers Believe Gap Years Are Equally As Important As Or More Important Than Degrees When Looking For New Recruits

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60% Of Managers Believe Gap Years Are Equally As Important As Or More Important Than Degrees When Looking For New Recruits

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CfL: The Education Bill – radical, but how will it work?

The Education Bill - radical, but how will it work?

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

Nurturing Learning Ecologies, Building Learning Cities

Item from AERO E- News 30.01.2011. We brought Shikshantar http://www.swaraj.org/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

elearningeuropa.info Newsletter – January 2011

Some items from the elearningeuropa.info 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 http://www.selfmanagedlearning.org/ 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,

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