Self Managed Learning

On the 22-23rd January Anna Comino-James from the The Potential Trust and Prof Ian Cunningham from the Centre for Self Managed Learning http://www.selfmanagedlearning.org/ faciliated a learning event on Self Managed Learning at Hawkwood College, Stroud http://www.hawkwoodcollege.co.uk/ Colleagues from the Self Managed […]

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Researching and Communicating with children

Two new books on methods of researching and communicating with children.

  •  Priscilla Alderson and Virginia Morrow (2011) The Ethics of Research with Children and Young People: A Practical Handbook.

Dr Tim Rudd launches Livelab

Our good friend Dr Tim Rudd left Futurelab at the end of 2010 and has now launched Livelab http://www.livelab.org.uk/index.htm

Livelab: Research, Development and Innovations

 Livelab

Futurelab Changes

All change at Futurelab The new year marks a significant milestone in Futurelab’s journey. After nine years based in Bristol, the offices have

Flexischool developing in rural Staffordshire

It is with great pleasure that we can report that Hollinsclough Primary in rural Stafforshire is developing flexi-time options for its pupils. This project has already received favourable

Media release: Education puts its own stamp on “The Big Society”

If David Cameron’s Big Society is about citizens of Great Britain getting more involved in their community, then he’d be delighted to hear about the buzz travelling around

OpenEYE Campaign Matters Jan 2011

JANUARY 2011 CAMPAIGN MATTERS    It was an interesting end to the early-childhood year and we have been thinking carefully about the way in which we now want to move

IALA – Urgent to: Educational Alternatives Supporters

The International Association for Learning Alternatives (IALA) has shifted its focus from conferences to policy advocacy with a Position Paper outlining broad concepts to advance educational

21st Century Learning Initiative: New Years Message

21st Century Learning Initiative http://www.21learn.org/site/ New Years Message There comes a time in an individual’s, or institution’s, life when a juxtaposition of what is going on in

Media release: The Transformational Impact of Learning Technology

Association for Learning Technology The Transformational Impact of Learning Technology Special Issue of the Journal ALT-J, Research in Learning Technology (Volume 18, Number 3) Few doubt that technology will change the

Press release: Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) officially launched at Arab League Headquarters in Cairo

 Release summary: Under the patronage of the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, HE Mr. Amr Moussa, the Arab States Research and

BETT 2011 12-15 JANUARY – OLYMPIA, LONDON

BETT is the largest education technology exhibition in the world Special Events and Show Highlights for BETT 2011 With so much to think about when

elearningeuropa.info Newsletter – November 2010

elearningeuropa.info Newsletter - November 2010 FORUM on Language resources and Web 2.0: the latest hype or new perspectives?. After the Webinar on this topic, a public forum has opened

TED Talks: John Hardy – Green School

Join John Hardy on a tour of the Green School, his off-the-grid school in Bali that teaches kids how to build, garden, create (and get into college). Watch

TED Talks: Conrad Wolfram – Teaching Math.

Conrad Wolfram presents his radical idea about math education: we should teach kids math through computer programming. Watch now

Markets in Education; an analytical review of empirical research on market mechanisms in education

From Antidote News - November 2010 OECD wonders why competition has little impact on schools .A report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) explores the reasons why

TED Talks – Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computers

From rockets to stock markets, many of humanity's most thrilling creations are powered by math. So why do kids lose interest in it? Conrad Wolfram says the

Gifted and Talented Voice – Charter Consultation

The Potential Trust G&T Voice Group have asked for responses to their Draft Charter. A copy of the Charter is now on the G&T Voice blog.  Please send us

Press release: Introducing Open House @ BETT

Introducing Open House @ BETT Emap Connect is pleased to announce that The MirandaNet Fellowship, an e-community of practice for international ICT policy makers, educators and commercial developers, is

Press release:BESA releases ‘ICT in UK State Schools’ research

Shift to adoption of mobile learning in schools UK schools make a significant shift towards the adoption of laptop computers, a nationwide survey of 1,379 schools has found, with

Press release: University of York Drives Virtual Learning with Quest vWorkspace

University of York Drives Virtual Learning with Quest vWorkspace Students and staff can access university resources from campus and remotely COPENHAGEN, VMworld Europe 2010 – 12th October 2010: The University

Education Revolution E-News 27.09.2010

Education Revolution E-News 27.09.2010   Online Courses Start Today! (COURSE)

Green Party Conference, Education Policy and PEN

With thanks to Hazel Clawley for this post. At its Autumn Conference 2010, the Green Party of England and Wales voted to include in its main policy document, Policies

Press release: BETT 2011 visitor registration is now live!

BETT 2011 visitor registration is now live! Visitors can now register for their free pass to attend BETT 2011, the world’s largest technology in education show which

Swedish style schools??

Backing a loser? “Michael Gove says “No ideology, just doing what actually works”. But he chooses as his model Sweden. Why? … In Finland, school begins at age seven,

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