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  http://www.college.selfmanagedlearning.org/ paid a visit to Hollinsclough Primary Flexischool Project this week http://www.hollinsclough.staffs.sch.uk/ Left to Right: Olaf Hindmarsh (Staffordshire LA Elective Home Education Co-ordinator), […]

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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

Conference: CHILDREN AT HOME

CHILDREN AT HOME Friday 18 March 2011, Geffrye Museum, London 9.30-17.30pm  While childhood itself has been the subject of scholarly interest, relatively little has been written on the place of

AERO E-News 08.02.2011

RSVP to the 8th annual AERO conference,"Transforming Education & Our World," on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=149040921805523   Registration is now open!  Contents: 1) Transforming Education & Our World:

CfL: The Education Bill – radical, but how will it work?

The Education Bill - radical, but how will it work?

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

Independent: Employers want apprentices, not graduates

By Richard Garner, The Independent Education Editor. Monday, 7 February 2011 Thousands of school-leavers may be harming their job prospects by seeking a place at university this summer. Results of

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 http://tiny.cc/f35yc 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

60% Of Managers Believe Gap Years Are Equally As Important As Or More Important Than Degrees When Looking For New Recruits

Press release:

60% Of Managers Believe Gap Years Are Equally As Important As Or More Important Than Degrees When Looking For New Recruits

 Gap

CfL: The Education Bill – radical, but how will it work?

The Education Bill - radical, but how will it work?

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

Nurturing Learning Ecologies, Building Learning Cities

Item from AERO E- News 30.01.2011. We brought Shikshantar http://www.swaraj.org/shikshantar/ to the attention of the CPE-PEN network a number of years ago. It's great to

Elise Bouldings’s Visions of a Peace-filled World.

Elise Bouldings’s Visions of a Peace-filled World. By Edith W. King,  Educational Sociologist With thanks to Edith for sending us this piece she has written about Elise Boulding a figure

Schooling The World: The White Man’s Last Burden

Schooling The World: The White Man's Last Burden by lost people films

With thanks to Prof Ian Cunningham Self Managed Learning College

AERO E-News 27.02.11

A Suitable Learning Environment (Article)

Students at a private school help design their curriculums. Scott Waldman, Times Union (January 24th) ALBANY — Greg Henderson wanted

National curriculum review puts emphasis on facts …

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

elearningeuropa.info Newsletter – January 2011

Some items from the elearningeuropa.info Newsletter Articles
Deadline 18 February, 2011. Changing schools, universities or

Children’s Playground Games and Songs in the Media Age

Press release: Solving the Gap Year Dilemma.

Press Release, London, 25 January 2011 Solving the Gap Year Dilemma. Work and Travel Ideas From BUNAC To Make The Most Of The 2011 Summer Break In the light

RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms. Sir Ken Robinson.

RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms. Sir Ken Robinson dialogue, RSA animation... it works well. Take a view 

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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