Independent review of home education

Graham Badman’s report of his independent review of home education has been published today.   Please follow this link to the report, the government’s response    http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/everychildmatters/homeeducation/ and this link to the press notice http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/pns/DisplayPN.cgi?pn_id=2009_0105

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Home Education – Parliament. Hansard Text 9th June 2009

Text of this can be found at: http://tiny.cc/VwPtt

Press release: NUS Proposes Alternative To Top-Up Fees As Lost Generation Faces Summer Of Misery

The National Union of Students (NUS) today published radical proposals for an alternative means of funding universities in England, as the number of signatories of a Downing Street

Our learning systems are not learning!

Why boys can't keep up with the girls. As women outperform men in higher education, how can we encourage boys to make it to university and beyond? Lee Elliot Major

Family Eco Festival 4th July 09

EO Campiagn Website – Models of Good Practice

EO Campaign Website. A new article entitled Field Trips to Look at Innovative Models of Good Practice has been posted on the EO Campaign website, http://www.freedomforchildrentogrow.org/update.php. This includes a

Poor teaching ‘is pushing students to private tutors’

Simon Johnson writing in the Daily Telegraph June 8th about universty students unhappy with the standard of teaching on their courses. We've flagged these kind of issues before.

OpenEye May E-News

OpenEye is worth keeping on your horizons - OpenEye May E- Newsletter - Items include Open Letter to the Minister Review or Not? The Graduate Dilemma Special Needs Increase Boys are Different Exemption Refused Children's Centres

EO Campaign Website – ‘Independent Schools Are Helping Home Educators With Exams’

A new article entitled 'Independent Schools Are Helping Home Educators With Exams' has been posted on the EO Campaign website,

GCSEs ‘put girls on path to beating boys at university’

From The Mail Online - GCSEs 'put girls on path to beating boys at university' By Laura Clark Last updated at 7:22 AM on 08th June 2009. http://tinyurl.com/qhg4p4 There

IDEC, International Democratic Education Conference 2009 Korea

IDEC 2009 KOREA Managerial Committee B1 1344-1 Seocho-Dong, Seoul, Korea Telephone/Fax: +82 70 7655 6060 Idec2009@gmail.com http://2009.e-idec.org Dear Fellow Students, Educators, Parents, and Scholars,  We would like to invite you to an

EO Campaign Website

A new article entitled Constituency MP Secures Home Education Debate in Commons Tuesday June 9th has been posted on the EO Campaign website,

Natural Life Magazine: It Takes a Community to Help Children Learn.

An interesting article from Life Media E-news June 2009... It Takes a Community to Help Children Learn. Creating a Community Learning Center for Homeschooling Families by Marilyn Firth, Mona

CfL Events – National Youth Service? Compulsory Learning and Compulsory Volunteering? and The Primary Curriculum: teaching and testing or learning?

"PM Gordon Brown has pledged to ensure every young person has done 50 hours of community work by the time they are 19 years old." (BBC) The scheme will

Futurelab Scenario Posters: Adult Informal Learning, Family Learning, Games and Learning

From April 2008 Futurelab started a programme of work - supported by Becta - to contribute to the 'Harnessing Technology: Next Generation Learning 2008-14' strategy launched in July

AERO E-News June 2nd 2009

Two items caught our eye... FairTest to Honor Deborah Meier, Create Award in Her Honor FairTest has an event in Manhattan coming up on the 4th to honor 2008 and

Press release: Dream Catcher project uses digital technology to connect children’s learning

The use of digital photos and video can provide young children with a powerful medium to express their voice, as well as facilitating valuable three-way interactions between a

CfL Event – Moving towards the creation of the Skills Funding Agency

Moving towards the creation of the Skills Funding Agency 17 June 2009, 2pm - 4pm London £99 plus VAT **Friends' rate £89.10 plus VAT We are delighted that Bobbie McClelland, Deputy Director

Edutopia – Digital Generation Project Video

The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) Edutopia E-newsletter 27th May includes  their Digital Generation Project Video. A useful reminder to many that the world of our young people

An Exploration of the work of Noam Chomsky

An Exploration of the work of Noam Chomsky Dr Tony Miller - RGU Monday 1st June. 5.30pm, Bridge View, 1 North Esplanade West, Aberdeen, AB11 5QF Rebel without a Pause This discussion

Home Education Review – Ian Dowty article in EO Newsletter

Barrister Ian Dowty who has been to several meetings with Graham Badman as part of the Government's ongoing Independent Home Education Review has written an article for the

Home-based education petition to government

CPE - PEN along with many groups and individuals added their voice to the petition of Roxanne Featherstone (Action for Home Education AHEd http://www.ahed.org.uk/) asking the Prime Minister

Press release: Gadget News: USB Pen Based Software Increases Executive And Student Reading Speeds By Up To 300%

Solve IT With Science, the world’s leading authority on speed-reading technology, has launched ReallyEasyReader, with versions available for both executives and students. The

European Family Learning Network Conference, Delivering a Learning Society

European Family Learning Network Conference ,Delivering a Learning Society 21st - 23rd September 2009, Stratford-upon Avon, UK                                  The European Family Learning Network it holding its fourth European conference and due

Futurelab E-News May 2009

Some interesting and relevant items from Futurelab's latest newsletter: Adult Informal Learning This project, also part of the Harnessing Technology work programme, is investigating the role that digital technologies play

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