CPE-PEN Flexischooling Special Journal

Readers may wish to take a look at our Flexischooling Special Journal (Number 16) that accompanied our April Flexischooling Learning Exchange. This will give some context to the flexischooling developments and contextualise the November 2nd  National Conference Flexible Futures-Progressive Education being organised […]

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Flexible Futures – Progressive Education – Conference line-up

A National Flexischooling Conference:  Flexible Futures - Progressive Education’.  2nd November 2012, Britannia Hotel, Coventry. Conference Line Up Dr Paul Kelley Best known for his innovative headship of Monkseaton High School in

Flexible Futures – Progressive Education

Its full steam ahead for the next phase of bringing flexischooling to the wider educational and public audience. Our own Flexischooling Learning Exchange proved to be a very

Flexischooling – Building the Network

The CPE-PEN Flexischooling Learning Exchange resolved to continue the process of building the flexischooling network and developing advocacy strategies with government and its agencies, local authorities and schools. BUILDING

Flexischooling Learning Exchange – Reflections

Without doubt our April Flexischooling Exchange proved to be one our our most successful events in recent years. In a packed lecture theatre Exchange participants from all over

Flexischooling Learning Exchange 28th April- Last Call

The last few days to join us in Loughborough on Saturday 28th April for our Flexischooling Learning Exchange / Conference. Always refreshing and stimulating inputs and debate. Saturday

Flexischooling Learning Exchange – 28th April

The Flexischooling Learning Exchange is approaching rapidly (28th April). We are already assured of a good turn out but there are some places still available in our larger

CPE-PEN Flexischooling Learning Exchange

 

FLEXISCHOOLING

‘rigid systems produce rigid people, flexible systems produce flexible people’ Dr Roland Meighan

 CPE-PEN Presents a Flexischooling Learning Exchange

Saturday 28th April

Udacity – online classes

News from THE CHRONICLE of Higher Education... Wired Campus.
 
Stanford Professor Gives Up Teaching Position, Hopes to Reach 500,000 Students at Online Start-Up January

elearningeuropa.info Jan 2012

New competition in informal learning. After leading a successful competition for social

OpenEye January Update

Items from the OpenEye January 2012 Update
 
THE GOVERNMENT'S RESPONSE TO THE EYFS CONSULTATION  
We were astonished to see that the government's response, far from being sensitive to the items

Flexischooling from ad hoc to tip of an iceberg?

We've reported many times on the growing number of flexischooling initiatives.  The concept originated with our own leading light Dr Roland Meighan  http://edheretics.gn.apc.org/ http://www.rolandmeighan.co.uk/ and discussions held with  John

Don Glines: New Book.

  At CPE-PEN we're always delighted to support the work of Don Glines. He's delivered a blockbuster here. Don has successfully got to grips with personalisation

Flexischool Places available

Fancy a flexischool arrangement with your youngsters? Four opportunities have arisen below. The flexischooling concept is one of  CPE-PEN's primary foci at the moment. There is great interest. We

The Future of Learning Conference and Free Festival

It's worth having a good look at the elements of this conference... presenters, topics etc. Its likely to be a very interesting event all round.

Innovation in Education: Lessons from Pioneers Around the World

New book from Charles Leadbeater... Innovation in Education: Lessons from Pioneers Around the World. This is a 'head up' on the book. Charles Leadbeater is always a good,

‘The Purpose of Education: A Need for an Extensive Public Debate’

Our good friend Dr Tim Rudd has been stirring up public and political eductaional debate for some time.  To kick off 2012 he's attempting to get 100,000 signatures on

Ed Yourself – January 2012

With great thanks to Fiona Nicholson for news from the Home Education world.

Ongoing:Local Authority Support with Finding Exam Centre

85% of local authorities have now sent

TIDE: Teachers In Development Education. January Campaign

I can honestly say I probably learned more about learning and teaching with my career long association with the Development Education Centre (Birmingham) now TIDE - (Teachers in

AERO E-news 25.11.2011

Excerpt from Aero's newsletter 25.11.2011

Dear friends of AERO, Last Sunday we did a very successful first Internet radio show based on our current school starter's class.

Futurelab Resources

    

Futurelab resources

                            Computer games and learning handbook Aimed at teachers

TED Talks Iain McGilchrist: The divided brain

 

Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist describes the real differences between the left and right halves of the human brain. It's not simply "emotion on the right, reason on

Chris Shute – What’s the use of homework?

 What’s the use of Homework?2  Chris may be less mobile than he used to be but nothing has stopped the flow of his thoughts and ideas.

OpenEYE Campaign-new website- Save Childhood.net.

A new website www.savechildhood.net has been developed by the OpenEYE Campaign - the multi-disciplinary action group. Two weeks ago the OpenEYE Campaign had a letter published in

Authoritarian Schooling: A Catalogue of Damage. New website.

News from david Gribble Authoritarian Schooling: A Catalogue of Damage, the website I have been working on for the past year, is now live, at

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