Creative Schools: Sir Ken Got it the Wrong Way Round in his New Book. A review and Commentary by Paul Henderson.

Paul Henderson takes a closer more rigorous look at Sir Ken Robinson’s latest book… ‘Good but could do better?!’ Great critical review from Paul. From Life Learning Magazine Creative Schools: Sir Ken Got it the Wrong Way Round in his […]

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How Early Academic Training Retards Intellectual Development

How Early Academic Training Retards Intellectual Development Academic skills are best learned when a person wants them and needs them. Post published by Peter Gray on Jun

FLEXI SCHOOLING EVENT – LEICESTERSHIRE

FLEXI SCHOOLING EVENT – LEICESTERSHIRE

18TH JULY 1230-1630

FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, 16 QUEENS ROAD, LEICESTER, LE2 1WP

This event will be held for

BOOK REVIEW: Rothermel, P. (Ed)(2015) International Perspectives on Home Education.

Wendy Charles-Warner from the Centre for Personalised Education has reviewed the latest offering from Paula Rothermel on Home Education. It is a impressive (and currently very

Social Theories for Flexischoolers. Edith W. King

We thank our dear friend Edith W. King for this post. We have a job of work to do to raise awareness of the full possibilities of flexischooling

Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education

Sir Ken Robinson's latest book offering (April 2015) has been eagerly awaited and lauded  http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/apr/23/creative-schools-revolutionising-education-from-the-ground-up-ken-robinson-lou-aronica-review. Sir Ken has certainly stirred up educational debate over recent years and provided

Center for Teaching and Learning, Maine.

From PBS Newshour, USA. April 29th 2015.

‘World’s best teacher’ does not believe in tests and quizzes

April 29, 2015 at 6:15 PM EDT

NOTES FROM FLEXISCHOOLING LEARNING EXCHANGE

NOTES FROM FLEXISCHOOLING LEARNING EXCHANGE The Centre for Personalised Education – Personalised Education Now http://blog.personalisededucationnow.org.uk/  Flexischooling Learning Exchange confirmed what a need there is for Flexischooling! (…as

Flexischooling Learning Exchange

The Flexischooling Learning Exchange was a great little event yesterday. Thanks to everyone who made it, Some excellent contributions, support and ideas. More thoughts later this week. In

Flexischooling Events Updates

Hollinsclough Primary – Small Schools Event Just returned from Hollinsclough Primary http://hollinsclough.staffs.sch.uk/  today and their Flexischooling Event for Small Primary Schools. Great to talk to interested headteachers

Flexischooling

Whilst sorting materials for the archive of Professor Roland Meighan I came across some notes he’d made for either for a presentation or promotional material for his 1988

International Perspectives on home education. Edited Dr Paula Rothermerl

New Book: International Perspectives on home education. Do we still need schools? Edited Dr Paula Rothermerl https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/write-your-headline-dr-paula-rothermel-frsa

Educational Heretics Press

https://www.facebook.com/educationalheraticspress/photos/a.587941904640618.1073741827.587309794703829/607624616005680/?type=1 Educational Heretics Press relaunching this year!! Keep track of its progress on the new EHP Facebook page Educational Heretics Press Facebook

Flexischooling Learning Exchange Saturday 18th April 2015

Flexischooling Learning Exchange Saturday 18th April 2015 Members and the wider network of friends are invited to join us at this event. Centre for Personalised Education – Personalised

The BIG Problem with the Scientific Analysis of Education. Paul Henderson

It is generally agreed that education policy should be informed by legitimate peer reviewed scientific research arrived at through evidence based rational thinking. There is no doubt in

PAUL GINNIS

The incredibly sad and sudden death of Paul Ginnis on Friday 30th January 2015 has reverberated around the networks.

Paul had a long association with our network being at

FLEXISCHOOLING LEARNING EXCHANGE 18 APRIL – BIRMINGHAM

For your diary!!!. More information next week

Centre for Personalised Education – Personalised Education Now

Flexischooling Learning Exchange Saturday 18th April 2015 1245-1730. CPE-PEN Members – free. Non-members

There’s nothing irregular about flexi-schooling

There's nothing irregular about flexi-schooling

Our rigid, semi-privatised British education system doesn’t seem to like it, but part-time learning is great for kids. From the Guardian

CPE-PEN New Trustee – Director

CPE-PEN are delighted to welcome Wendy Charles-Warner as trustee - director. Wendy brings with her a wide spectrum of knowledge, skills and experiences. She has a legal background,

What is the point of home education? Paul Henderson

Always the voice of reason. Paul writes so well and passionately about education and learning.  He has real insight into  mainstream and alternative perspectives. Don't undertsand home-based education?

SELF MANAGED LEARNING COLLEGE NEWSLETTER June 2014

SELF MANAGED LEARNING COLLEGE NEWSLETTER June 2014 – Edition Eight Introduction This newsletter has some updates on our work. We are always happy to elaborate on any items. Just email us if

Ditch the Label Reveals findings of The Annual Bullying Survey 2014

Ditch the Label Reveals findings of The Annual Bullying Survey 2014

Conclusive Evidence That Exam Grades Are Affected by Bullying in Schools

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Terrorism: A Constant Threat for our Children. Prof Edith W. King

Tom Bulman on Empoyability

Our recent Employability Learning Exchange proved a tremendous success. Tom Bulman took attendees through a thought provoking day of discussion and activities related to employability and young people.

EMPLOYABILITY LEARNING EXCHANGE THIS SUNDAY – LOUGHBOROUGH

Reminder... if you haven't already responded we'd love to see you at our EMPLOYABILITY LEARNING EXCHANGE. Full details below. Don't miss Tom Bulman and his pioneering work over

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