Regulating Home Education & Supporting Home Educators: Implementing the New System

This conference was highlighted by Richard House. We hope this is a full and open debate and not a fait accompli. Policy and Practice Westminster Briefing, to be hosted by the House Magazine in Westminster. Title:       Regulating Home Education & […]

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Futurelab: Final outcomes from Beyond Current Horizons

After two years of hard research, the Beyond Current Horizons (BCH) project - looking at the future of education beyond 2025 - has drawn to a close. The

YoungMinds: calls for high-profile campaign to end stigma of young people’s mental health problems

YoungMinds calls for high-profile campaign to end stigma of young people’s mental health problems Mental health charity, YoungMinds launch  four pledges today in Parliament for politicians to take urgent

International Day Conference: Children’s Rights and War

International Day Conference Wednesday, 14th April 2010 10:00-16:30 CLARKE HALL. Institute of Education, Bedford Way, London WC1 0AL  Children’s Rights and War  Wars and conflict affect children in numerous ways. They are

BBC: London set for Swedish schools

London set for Swedish schools  By Angela Harrison. Education reporter, BBC News   Academies are seen as a main vehicle for driving up standards  A private Swedish company is to open

Telegraph: School reward culture is ‘harming education’

School reward culture is 'harming education' education is being undermined by the growing “reward culture” in schools, according to leading academics.

Opinion: Home education- Home Ed student, 14, offered place at Cambridge

Opinion: Home education- Home Ed student, 14, offered place at Cambridge From the Digital Journal  Paul makes some useful points which we would agree with. Undoubtedly home-based education

EO Campaign Website Updates to 07.01.2010

07.01.2010 A new article entitled Minority Groups Affected by the Government Home Education Proposals has been posted on the EO Campaign website, 06.01.2010 A new article entitled Education Otherwise Statement

Book Reviews?

Mentioning book reviews in the AERO newsletter below I'm sure folks have noticed the  lack of reviews these days (certainly in UK). Broadsheets, Times Educational Supplement feature few

Education Revolution E-Newsletter 06.01.2010

To further support AERO please find below the whole contents of their latest e-newsletter. I'm sure readers will be interested in following up subscriptions (hard copy or PDF)

The Creative Communities Open Day and Free Taster Workshop

Creative Communities: Learning for Change  Happy New Year from the Creative Communities Unit at Staffordshire University. We have an Open Day with a Free Taster Workshop and a range

CfL: Forthcoming Events

Full Time FE from 14: Giving Real Choice to 14 Year Olds 12 January, 11am - 1pm, London £99 plus VAT **Friends' rate £89.10 plus VAT The Conservatives announced at their

Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (University of Edinburgh

Have you undertaken insightful research on children's relationships? Are you a postgraduate student and/or early on in your career as a researcher?  If so, the Centre for Research


The Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth presents a   “CHILD PARTICIPATION WORKSHOP”  DATE:  Tuesday 26th January 2010  VENUE:  ICOSS, The University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello, Sheffield, S1 4DP  TIME: 10.30

AERO: Education Pioneer Mary Leue Turns 90

Extract from Education Revolution E-News 21.12.2009 On December 19th I drove up to Ashfield, Massachusetts to participate in Mary Leue's 90th birthday celebration. Mary is the founder of Albany's

Call for Evidence: Personalisation of education and learning

We received the following in December and are currently responding to it. However, we would encourage as many of the network who feel able to do likewise. As you

Book launch: Childhood, Well-being and a Therapeutic Ethos

We're delighted to support and publicise a new book edited by our friend Dr Richard House and his colleague Prof Del Loewenthal. A new book calls for a greater

Are co-operatives the way forward?

From the Innovation Unit 17.12.2009. Credit where its due... good to see Innovation Unit looking further afield. Co-operative ideas are important in the landscape of education and learning

AERO – Survival Success

From AERO E-News 14.12.2009. We're delighted the AERO survival campaign has succeeded in such a quick time. We are happy to tell you that AERO has reached its goal

CfL Learning to Learn Conference

Learning to Learn: the voice of the learner 10 December 2009, 10am - 3pm (refreshments from 9.30am) The Beehive Research Centre, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NE1 7RU £150 plus VAT This

Research Study Shows Home-Educated Become Model Citizens

With thanks to Peter van Zuidam for this link. Study Shows Home-Educated Become Model Citizens A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Home Education reveals that

IALA News 02.12.2009

The latest issue of the International Association for Learning Alternatives Newsletter at contains items on how technology may revolutionize education with some astonishing findings, shows specific

Campaign for Learning Events

 The Campaign for Learning are holding two policy events on the 12 January to look at two of the Conservative Party's proposals for FE. Giving Real Choice to 14

AERO: Education Revolution E-Newsletter 07.12.2009

Encouraging news with AEROs Campaign... Survival Campaign: Almost There! The AERO Survival Fund Campaign is getting close to its goal. We have $1,418 more to go this week to match


With thanks to Paul Henderson for this Quiz time! Spot the replacement words in these corrupted quotes – bonus points if you can deduce what the original words were. “Learning

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