Mirror: Britain’s first LEGO Education Centre opens

Britain’s first LEGO Education Centre opens By Mark Ellis, Education Correspondent 13/10/2009 http://tiny.cc/xJVsT Work is all play  – and play is all work – at a large comprehensive school – the first in Britain to open an educational centre devoted […]

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AERO E-News 13.10.2009 Videos

AERO Online Video Series: Homeschool Resource Centers, Democratic Meetings, Preschool Democracy, and Butterflies Program Four Great Free Videos! Butterflies Program A rare look at an inspiring program working with homeless street

NICE: Evidence for Organisation-Wide Approaches to Emotional Health

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued guidance on how secondary schools can 'provide an environment that fosters social and emotional wellbeing'.   The evidence gathered

US looking towards funding its own school rebuilding programme

Little Restored Schoolhouse Sign in to Recommend By GEORGE ALLEN and PAUL GOLDMAN Published New York Times: October 12, 2009. Richmond, Va. “MORE than a half-century after Brown v. Board

Campaign for Learning Events

With less than a year to go before the next general election, all the main political parties in England support the idea of 14-19 as a distinct phase

Press Release: Emotional support key after diagnosis of dyslexia

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy Dyslexic students need high levels of emotional support and the positive reactions of parents, peers and teachers, in order to prevent their diagnosis

Guardian HE article under attack

This article created such a storm. The comments in response to it are well worth reading and show how HE is being inaccurately misrepresented and reported. Children educated at

Daily Mail: Part-time pupils: children will not have to attend all their lessons under new government plans

Thanks to Alison Sauer for this link... Part-time pupils: children will not have to attend all their lessons under new government plans  Source: www.dailymail.co.uk The flexi-schooling plan, set to be

Press Release: DCSF Diana Johnson announces a new support package for home educating families

Diana Johnson announces a new support package for home educating families 09 October 2009 -More support for home educated children with special educational needs- -Better access to public exams and

Dare to Know: The DCSF should consult its own Legal Department

Thanks to Alison Sauer for this... The DCSF should consult its own Legal Department Dare to Know - A libertarian leaning, common preference seeking, pro-science, pro-critical rationalism, humanist blog,

Three Degrees of Freedom: Consumers of education

Thanks to Alison Sauer for this heartfelt link and blog post from Danae As consumers of education, our children aren't very well served, are they? Yes, we see

Press release: Ed Balls: More support for children with Special Educational Needs

Thanks to Alison Sauer for flagging up this item. 28 September 2009 Ed Balls today announced measures to provide better support for pupils with special educational needs (SEN) and disabled

‘More than one way to learn’ : home educated students’ transitions between home and school

Thanks to Alison Sauer for this. ‘More than one way to learn’ : home educated students’ transitions between home and school Jackson, Glenda Mary. Monash University. Faculty of Education.

OpenEye Press Release: Continuing Concerns about the EYFS

1 September 2009. The Open Eye Campaign http://openeyecampaign.wordpress.com/  has issued the following press release to mark the first anniversary of the Early Years Foundation Stage: The Open EYE Campaign

The Telegraph – School uniforms return in drive to improve school discipline

School uniforms return in drive to improve school discipline Old-fashioned uniforms will be brought back in secondary schools as part of a Government drive to improve classroom discipline and

The Telegraph: Schools revolution needs the profit motive

The Swedish model shows that the Tories can be even bolder, says Anders Hultin.   By Andrew Hultin. Published: The Telegraph. 6:18AM BST 02 Oct 2009 http://tiny.cc/gKLYt At the heart

Cambridge Primary Review – update

Cambridge Primary Review - update 1. The report. The final report is entitled Children, their World, their Education: final report and recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review and is

New Zealand – School dropout now bestselling education author

From Scoop Independent News. Education. http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0909/S00126.htm Wednesday, 30 September 2009, 5:45 pm. Press Release: CORE Education  A Christchurch school dropout will present a workshop at ULearn after becoming an international

BBC News Teacher issues swearing warning

BBC News 30th Sept 2009 Teacher issues swearing warning. A Greater Manchester head teacher has warned parents they will be banned from his primary school if they swear while

Milford Daily News: The ideal society and education.

By James Johnston/Daily News columnist Milford Daily News Posted Sep 30, 2009 @ 12:01 AM http://tiny.cc/nj12w Some perceptive points in this article by 65 year old James Johnston. It reminds

Toxic Schooling: How Schools Became Worse – Book Launch

Centre for Personalised Education - Personalised Education Now - Educational Heretics Press W: https://personalisededucationnow.org.uk  B: http://blog.personalisededucationnow.org.uk/ W: http://edheretics.gn.apc.org/ Invitation to a Book Launch. School of Education, University of

Guardian: Sex abuse rife in other religions, says Vatican.

Riazat Butt, religious affairs correspondent, and Anushka Asthana guardian.co.uk, Monday 28 September 2009 22.41 BST The Vatican has lashed out at criticism over its handling of its paedophilia crisis

New York Times: Peering at the Future Sign in to Recommend

By Bob Herbert Published: September 28, 2009  Charlotte, N.C. A whoop went up in the classroom and the teenagers became giddy when they realized that the man and woman

AERO E-News 29.09.09

Two items from AERO e-news Fall Issue of Education Revolution (Available Now!); Free PDF of our Summer Issue! The fall issue of Education Revolution is hot off the press! 

Education Executive 18.09.09 – New survey reveals children’s vision for schools of the future

http://tiny.cc/mvNpv New survey reveals children's vision for schools of the future Over half of primary school children think that schools in the future will be totally different from today

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