Shikshantar – Learning Society Unconference 2011.

Learning Society Unconference, April 2011 The sixth Unfolding LSC was organized at the Deer Park Institute in Himachal Pradesh. This year’s conference was self-organized around the themes of Contemplation, Compassion, Creativity and Courage. Shikshantar, a not-for-profit movement was founded to […]

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The Family School at Larkhall: Communication Workshop.

Finding the Middle Way: A Communication Workshop For Parents. 

It can be very difficult to remain calm and true to your beliefs and values about parenting when faced with a screaming

Flexischooling Conference June 2011

Fiona Nicholson has put up a good page about the CfBT Flexischooling Conference, June 2011and various Flexischooling links on her 'Ed Yourself' site Flexi-schooling Conference June

IALA Newsletter 09.05.2011

Futurelab E-News 28.04.2011

 Some items from Futurelab's April E-News. FUTURELAB   Event Eye Futurelab has developed an exciting new

AERO E-News 30.03.2011

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elearningeuropa. info 30.03.2011

AWARD ON SOCIAL MEDIA USE IN FORMAL LANGUAGE TEACHING CONTEXTS. The European network Language Learning and Social Media – 6 Key Dialogues kindly invites language teachers

Sustainable Schools Alliance

Thanks to ben Ballin from TIDE for this information Dear for details

Teaching + Learning Conference to Focus on Cost-Efficient Approaches to Technology and Student Engagement

PRESS RELEASE: Teaching + Learning Conference to Focus on Cost-Efficient Approaches to Technology and Student Engagement Newcastle’s Sugata Mitra to Keynote Blackboard’s European User Conference  AMSTERDAM – 24 March,

The Guide to Literacy Resources 2011 – OnLine goes live

 17th March 2011: The National Literacy Association (NLA) today announces ‘The Guide to Literacy Resources 2011 – Online’, a free, time-saving aid for teachers looking for high quality,

21st Century Learning Initiative: Born to Learn animation

 Born to Learn - First animation now online   We are pleased to announce that the first animation in the series Born to Learn is

Survey Highlights The New Reality Of Studying In The U.K.

 Online learning technology is integral in enabling students to fit study around other commitments  AMSTERDAM – February 22 2011 – The student stereotype of party goers that miss lectures

AERO E-News 18.02.2011

RSVP to the 8th annual AERO conference,"Transforming Education & Our World," on Facebook:   Registration is now open! Contents: 1) 10 Days Remain: Transforming Education

Livelab Resources

Our good friend Dr Tim Rudd is growing his new Livelab Organisation. Tim's posted a host of excellent resources already to the Livelab Tim is author

Hollinsclough Primary Flexischool Project

Roland Meighan, Janet Meighan and Peter Humphreys from CPE-PEN, and Gillian Trott from the Self-Managed Learning Centre in Brighton paid a visit to Hollinsclough Primary Flexischool

CPE-PEN Learning Exchange / AGM April 2011


Loughborough Learning Exchange

Sunday 3rd April 2011 

The next Learning Exchange will be our annual trip to Burleigh Community College, Loughborough. Members and

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

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 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

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

National curriculum review puts emphasis on facts …

National curriculum review puts emphasis on facts ... Michael Gove says an academic education will best equip

Studio Schools

Studio Schools are small schools of less than 500 students focused on project-based learning and 'real work' with employers, with

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

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