Alternative Education Music

With thanks to Paul Henderson for flagging up these music links There is a new song with an alternative education slant called ‘Free Range’ which I recorded with some friends of mine at the end of last year. It is […]

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Gaming in families report now available from Futurelab

The benefits and risks to children’s wellbeing and learning associated with playing computer games have been highlighted as an area for urgent research by the Byron Review. The

LEARNING FORUM LONDON, 5-7 July 2010.

LEARNING FORUM LONDON, 5-7 July 2010. The forum will feature two high-profile events: The 8th international ePortfolio conference will address the use of ePortfolio among others in healthcare

Press release: Young people tell us the laws they want, with the help of social networking site Radiowaves

Young people tell us the laws they want, with the help of social networking site Radiowaves Bristol Metropolitan Academy students’ proposed law, ‘Young children copy – ban smoking in

Futurelab e-newsletter April 2010

Maintaining futures expertise report This report is informed by expert interviews with seven futures practitioners, who agreed to share their views, and by desk research. The report aims to

IALA news for Spring

Latest from IALA http://learningalternatives.net Blueprint School by Wayne Jennings I’ve waited for years for this marvelous book, Lives of Passion, School of Hope: How One Public School Ignites a

Education Revolution E-Newsletter (Conference Special) 29.03.2010

This AERO newsletter was so jam packed with good stuff we've published it all here!  1) Special AERO Conference Gift (you don't even have to register!) Register or lock in

Let’s get rocking!… Paul Henderson

You can always rely on Paul to make get your brain cells ticking on matters of learning and learning systems. Here he argues that our educational institutions are

Peele Community College, Lincolnshire Launches Lab 13… A pioneering science space managed by young people for young people

Tuesday 30th March sees the launch of Lab 13 at Peele Community College.  Peele Community College in Long Sutton, Lincolnshire will be unveiling its new dedicated science space,

Press release: Social networking gives euro teens a political voice in new British Council sponsored project

Social networking gives euro teens a political voice in new British Council sponsored project  Radiowaves is enabling students across Europe the opportunity to connect via its safe, social networking

New handbooks on home-school relationships and digital participation available from Futurelab

New handbooks on home-school relationships and digital participation available from Futurelab Futurelab is preparing to publish the conclusions of its latest research into home-school relationships and digital participation. We

Shukla Bose – Parikrma Humanity Foundation, teaching kids in India’s slums.

This week on TED.com [newsletter=ted.com@mcsv121.net]; on behalf of; This week on TED.com. [newsletter@ted.com] 31.03.2010 Highly recommend the inspirational video from Shukla Bose. Education is more than just a numbers game,

Cisco Website Resources

http://www.cisco.com/web/about/citizenship/socio-economic/globalEd.html  There is currently some very interesting papers and resources on the Cisco site looking at Educational Futures. Emergent ideas are very much moving towards the CPE-PEN vision

Innovation Unit March 10 E-News

Some interesting items 1. Academies: a good model for the wrong reasons March 19, 2010 by Matthew Horne http://innovationunit.wordpress.com/2010/03/19/academies-a-good-frame-but-not-a-masterpiece/  2. Learning from the Extremes by Charles Leadbeater and Annika Wong An exciting

Futurelab: Making the Future Video

inspirEDInspiring innovation in education from Futurelab Issue 6. March 2010 Make the future – a video looking at ideas drawn from research commissioned under the Beyond Current Horizons programme, which considers

LibEd Bulletin http://www.libed.org.uk

LibEd Bulletin http://www.libed.org.uk  With thanks to David Gribble for forwarding this LibEd Bulletin NEW ARTICLES POSTED, JANUARY, 2010 (with apologies for the delay)   THE LYCÉE AUTOGÉRÉ IN PARIS Heike Freire The

eLearningeuropa info: eLearning paper no. 18. New Learning for a New Society

eLearning Papers n° 18 http://www.elearningpapers.eu/index.php?page=fix&id=2 New Learning for a New Society When Manuel Castells wrote his book on the Internet Galaxy in 2001 we could already see that knowledge

Press release: Teenager scoops prestigious internet teacher national award

A fourteen year old student from Southampton has been named as this year’s overall UK winner of BT’s Internet Ranger of the Year.  Jenny Pidgley also won the

CPE-PEN Louhgborough Learning Exchange, Sun March 28th

Reminder about our forthcoming Learning Exchange. LOUGHBOROUGH LEARNING EXCHANGE 28.03.2010 Venue. Burleigh Community College, Thorpe Hill, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 4SQ. The Adult Centre (immediate right after entering the gate),  Travel Directions

The Guardian 09.03.2010 – The School of Everything

In the same Guardian paper as previous post more in our network are having substantial mainstream impact. Our friends at School of Everything had good coverage in a piece

Futurelab Research Insights Day

Futurelab is holding a research insights day featuring findings from Futurelab’s current research, and offering the opportunity to consider the wider implications for education and learning. The day

Press release: Awards seek students’ vision for better places

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has joined forces with the Landscape Institute to run Future Vision 2010 - the annual student award scheme to find bright ideas

What Students say about Flexible Learning Centres in South East Queensland

What Students say about Flexible Learning Centres in South East Queensland... the overall schooling experience for young people from all backgrounds in Queensland. ... education "flexible learning" An interesting set

Futurelab E-Newsletter 66.. items

INFOCOW Work experience opportunity with Futurelab There is an exciting opportunity for you and a small number of students to work with Futurelab over the coming year. As part of

Becta – Home Access programme

Becta announces second phase of provisional-approved suppliers for Home Access programme Prime Minister, Gordon Brown launched the Home Access programme at the Learning and Technology World Forum. The scheme

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