Learning Spaces – Recycling Schools and Community Learning Centres (Futurelab Research Discussion Day – 20th March)

Schools as we know them are past their sell by date as more and more people begin to recognise. If we have to build institutional learning spaces with BSF then surely recycling schools into community learning centres is a more […]

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Learning Spaces – What counts as a successful education? (Futurelab Research Discussion Day – 20th March)

One of the key big questions that kept entering conversations during the day was what counts as successful education? It’s a basic question

Futurelab Research Discussion Day at RIBA 20th March – Learning Spaces

You can track my comments on the learning Spaces aspects of this day in the FLUX blog

Book Review Collection: Can’t Go, Won’t Go by Mike Fortune Wood.

Book Review by Karen Turner. Can’t Go, Won’t Go by Mike Fortune Wood. ISBN 978-1-905614-49-3. Cinnamon Press. £11.99. www.cinnamonpress.com  I thoroughly enjoyed reading Can’t

David Gribble – Website

David Gribble taught at Dartington Hall School for almost thirty years, and was then one of the joint founders of Sands School. Since retiring he has visited democratic

African Childhood in Transition

African Childhood in Transition. Saturday, 26 April 2008 10.30am - 5.30pm, followed by a drinks reception. British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1

‘Early Childhood Policies in Countries of the South – Open Lecture

Professor Helen Penn University of East London Wednesday 9 April 2008 6 – 8 pm Stratford Campus Room: RB1.16 Education Building ALL WELCOME

PEN Learning Exchanges – Brighton and Chard

Trustees of PEN are seeking to extending the range of our learning exchanges and moving the venues around the UK with the support

Recycling Schools?

CPE - PEN promote the idea of recycling our schools into invitational, all-age community learning centres. Schools as we know them are well past their sell by date

Antidote – An Emotionally Literate Society

Our vision Antidote’s aim is to create an emotionally literate society, where the facility to handle the complexities of emotional life is as widespread as the capacity to read,

Futurelab e-news items March

Beyond Current Horizons update The final version of the Futures Review is now available to download from the Beyond Current Horizons website. Written

Credential Crackdown: Court’s Homeschool Decision Imperils Online Learning

By Lauren Smith from the Edutopia News - March 12th 2008. http://www.edutopia.org/edutopianews.html A state Court of Appeals ruling on homeschooling may have a dampening effect on virtual schools

Xaverian College Sets Exemplary Networking Benchmark for Other Colleges

Press release. March 19, 2008. Manchester's Xaverian 6th Form College is one of only ten further education colleges from across England, and the only college in the North West

Educating for Today and Tomorrow – Video

Heather McTaggart discusses the need for schools to educate students for the realities of today and the possibilities of tomorrow.

Pay attention Video

This presentation was created in an effort to motivate teachers to more effectively use technology in their teaching.

Education Today and Tomorrow Video

This video was created by Tom Woodward of Henrico County schools in Virginia using work of Karl Fisch from Colorado who created a PPT using various quotes and statistics

Personalised Education Now – Journal 7

PEN  Journal 7 – Out now. Free to members of PEN. The feature article is the report from

Life Learning Magazine

http://www.lifelearningmagazine.com/ One of  the very best and most well presented magazines:

Education Revolution – The Magazine of Alternative Education

This magazine from the Alternative Education Resource Organisation (AERO) (USA) has as its mission:‘Building the critical

Connect – supporting student participation.

Excellent Australian publication published bi-monthly aiming to·        Document

The Propagation of Learning Part 5

Educational Heretics Press – Books March 2008

EHP Book Catalogue Educational Heretics Press is the essential read on education. It's also our very own. If you really want to think 'out of

Children and food: Rights, research and policy International Day Conference

Jointly organised by IOE and The Open UniversityWednesday, 9th April 2008. Clarke Hall, Institute of

Open EYE Campaign Petition and International Conference

Thanks to everyone who's signed the petition against making the EYFS framework legally binding -

IALA – International Association for Learning Alternatives – Conference listings

National and State Alternative Education Conferences: The Virginia Alternative Educators Association will hold its annual conference

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