Press release: Private tutors say no to government vetting scheme

Private tutors say no to government vetting scheme Eight out of ten say it will do nothing to stop paedophiles accessing children   Thousands of tutors employed by parents to give their children private lessons are set to refuse to […]

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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

Press release: YoungMinds frustrated over lack of commitment to young people’s wellbeing

Personal Social Health and Economic Education (PSHE) will not be made compulsory in schools, as parts of the Children, Schools and Family bill were abandoned yesterday. PSHE education

EO Campaign Website Updates

11.04.2010 A new article entitled Consultation on Dedicated Schools Grant: chance to ask Government about funding has been posted on the EO Campaign website, http://www.freedomforchildrentogrow.org/update.php. 08.04.2010 A new article entitled Children

Campaign for Learning – Election 2010: The education and skills policies of the main parties

The education and skills policies of the main parties £99 plus VAT (10% discount for Friends of the Campaign) 20 April 2010, 11am. London Event Information With the general election called for

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

CPE-PEN messages filtering into mainstream?

The Guardian.Tuesday 9th March 2010. Virtually perfect. Teaching is on a course for an idyll in which people learn at their own pace, in their own time, and

OpenEye E-News 11.03.2010

From OpenEye's E-news 11.03.2010... there's much wisdom to found in this The Student's Prayer Don't impose on me what you know, I want to explore the unknown And be the source

EO Campaign website updates

12.03.2010 A new article entitled DCSF Research expected to begin on May 12th has been posted on the EO Campaign website, http://www.freedomforchildrentogrow.org/update.php. 08.03.2010 A new article entitled Government runs out of

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

DEMOS report: Ex Curricula

Shocking illustration of current values, child upbringing and social policies compunded by inappropriate early years education? Ex Curricula Our major new report found that one in ten five year olds

CfL: Learning for the 21st Century. Annual Secondary Conference

If you need a 'head-up' on where secondary schooling might be leading then perhaps you ought to attend the following... don't forget your headache pills! Learning for the 21st

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

Life Learning Magazine – The Hall of Mirrors by John Taylor Gatto

John Taylor Gatto does make his points so well! See the following... The Hall of Mirrors by John Taylor Gatto From Life Learning Magazine.http://www.lifelearningmagazine.com/ “As the twenty-first century begins its second

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

Democracy at Risk? Ask the Kids! by Laura Stine – AERO E-News 01.03.2010

The AERO E-News 01.03.2010 highlighted the following Democracy at Risk? Ask the Kids! by Laura Stine (posted on the Institute for Democratic Education in America's website) The other day,

The 7th Annual AERO Conference: Learner-Centered Alternatives for Everyone!

After the challenges of last year its great to see the Annual AERO Conference as strong as ever! The 7th Annual AERO Conference Learner-Centered Alternatives for Everyone! June 24th - 27th,

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