Recycling Schools?

CPE – PEN promote the idea of recycling our schools into invitational, all-age community learning centres. Schools as we know them are well past their sell by date and this is being realised at all levels. Its good to see […]

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Antidote – An Emotionally Literate Society

Our vision Antidote’s aim is to create an emotionally literate society, where the facility to handle the complexities of emotional life is as widespread as the capacity to read,

Futurelab e-news items March

Beyond Current Horizons update The final version of the Futures Review is now available to download from the Beyond Current Horizons website. Written

Credential Crackdown: Court’s Homeschool Decision Imperils Online Learning

By Lauren Smith from the Edutopia News - March 12th 2008. http://www.edutopia.org/edutopianews.html A state Court of Appeals ruling on homeschooling may have a dampening effect on virtual schools

Xaverian College Sets Exemplary Networking Benchmark for Other Colleges

Press release. March 19, 2008. Manchester's Xaverian 6th Form College is one of only ten further education colleges from across England, and the only college in the North West

Educating for Today and Tomorrow – Video

Heather McTaggart discusses the need for schools to educate students for the realities of today and the possibilities of tomorrow.

Pay attention Video

This presentation was created in an effort to motivate teachers to more effectively use technology in their teaching.

Education Today and Tomorrow Video

This video was created by Tom Woodward of Henrico County schools in Virginia using work of Karl Fisch from Colorado who created a PPT using various quotes and statistics

Personalised Education Now – Journal 7

PEN  Journal 7 – Out now. Free to members of PEN. The feature article is the report from

Life Learning Magazine

http://www.lifelearningmagazine.com/ One of  the very best and most well presented magazines:

Education Revolution – The Magazine of Alternative Education

This magazine from the Alternative Education Resource Organisation (AERO) (USA) has as its mission:‘Building the critical

Connect – supporting student participation.

Excellent Australian publication published bi-monthly aiming to·        Document

Educational Heretics Press – Books March 2008

EHP Book Catalogue Educational Heretics Press is the essential read on education. It's also our very own. If you really want to think 'out of

Children and food: Rights, research and policy International Day Conference

Jointly organised by IOE and The Open UniversityWednesday, 9th April 2008. Clarke Hall, Institute of

Open EYE Campaign Petition and International Conference

Thanks to everyone who's signed the petition against making the EYFS framework legally binding -

IALA – International Association for Learning Alternatives – Conference listings

National and State Alternative Education Conferences: The Virginia Alternative Educators Association will hold its annual conference

Campaign For Learning Policy Briefings

Learning to Learn Conference Britannia Sachas Hotel, Tib Street , Piccadilly, Manchester M4

Staffordshire University – Creative Communities Unit

Staffordshire

AERO – Alternative Education Resource Organisation 2008 Conference

The 5th Annual AERO Conference: "Moving From Ideas to Practice" This year's AERO conference will

Book Review: Latest from Chris Shute and Educational Heretics Press. Joy Baker: trailblazer for home-based education and personalised learning.

Educational Heretics Press 88th publication is NOW AVAILABLE Joy Baker: trailblazer for home-based education and personalised learning by Chris Shute. ISBN 978

Shift Happens 2.0 Video

I went to an interesting conference a couple of weeks ago and saw the Shift Happens video for the first time. On my return sought

PEN Learning Exchange – April 6th 2008

Welcome to our new blog / ezine. It's going to be an interesting month getting up to speed with our new blog / ezine and the rest of our

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