Chris Shute 1941-2012

 It is with deep sadness that trustees of CPE-PEN record the passing of our dear friend and colleague Chris Shute on the 9th December 2012. Over recent years Chris struggled with a range of health issues and these accelerated rapidly, particularly, […]

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CPE-PEN Flexischooling Guidance

You might like to check out our latest journal providing Flexischooling information and guidance. This will be useful to all parties and assist in gaining a shared understanding

Don Glines – ACTION NOW AGAINST ONE-SIZE SCHOOLING

Taken from his recent book Declaring War Against Schooling—Personalizing Learning Now Don is forthright in his call for action. Its hard for us to challenge Don's voice and experience

Virtual Flexischooling

Our Virtual Flexischooling Sharon Currie Sharon shares her experience of educating her son Greg. Faced with a range of challenges that make the traditional school environment impossibility, Greg appears to

Challengin​g Every Child of Every Ability – flexischoo​ling as a solution

Thank you to Alison Sauer for this post. Challengin​g Every Child of Every Ability - flexischoo​ling as a solution Dear head teacher, Ofsted are now focusing, in inspection, on the

Call for experiences of flexischooling around the world.

I'm just reposting prior material about the Flexischooling / journal / manual / guide we're producing. It's going very well at the moment and will become a valuable

Flexischooling – Dr Roland Meighan

Flexischooling Roland reflects on the origins of flexischooling  The idea of flexischooling came to my attention in the 1970’s. As I began to research home–based education in UK I found

Flexischool Journal / ‘Manual’ Contributions

Flexischool Journal / ‘Manual’ Contributions Hope everyone will try and get to Flexible Futures–Progressive Education Flexischooling conference on 2 Nov http://www.sc-education.co.uk/flexischooling-conference . At CPE-PEN…Centre for Personalised Education–Personalised Education Now

Centre for Personalised Education Flexi-mark for flexi-settings

Flexi-mark Logo Design CPE-PEN are developing a Flexi-mark which could be used to value and support Flexi-settings in their relations with LAs / Ofsted etc. It could also be

Educational Heretics Press http://edheretics.gn.apc.org/

Educational Heretics Press http://edheretics.gn.apc.org/ CPE-PEN (Centre for Personalised Education–Personalised Education Now  https://www.personalisededucationnow.org.uk/  http://blog.personalisededucationnow.org.uk/) has a publishing partner – Educational Heretics Press http://edheretics.gn.apc.org/ Here you will find

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

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

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

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

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