Personalised Education Now Journal 10. Spring-Summer 2009 out now!

Personalised Education Now Journal 10. Spring-Summer 2009 out now! Our latest journal is out now. Distrubuted free to members Contents include: Feature article Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum by Alan Wilkins Alan reflects on Chris Shute’s intuitive […]

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Times online: Pupils free to rate teachers’ performance online

Times Online June 24, 2009. Mike Harvey, Technology Correspondent A court has ruled that schoolchildren may rate their teachers online, rejecting the case of a woman who argued that

Guardian: Nearly a million young people not in work or education.

Nearly a million young people not in work or education. Recession is creating record numbers of 'neets', government figures show Anthea Lipsett, Wednesday 24 June 2009 09.03 BST

Telegraph: ‘Victorian’ primary curriculum ruining children’s education, says academic

'Victorian' primary curriculum ruining children's education, says academic Primary school lessons are being reduced to "the trading of obsolete facts" simply to pass exams, according to Professor Robin Alexander,

EO Campaign news: Roland Meighan Response to Review Report

A new article entitled Roland Meighan Response to Review Report has been posted on the EO Campaign website, The EO link reads Saturday 20 June Roland Meighan Response to Review

GLEF Edutopia – Digital Youth Portrait: Olivia

Edutopia News 17th June 2009 Interesting video portrait of Olivia.   Although Without the means or easy access to the newest high tech tools, this resourceful and strong-willed

EO Campaign website: EO Rejects Calls for Monitoring and Registration

A new article entitled EO Rejects Calls for Monitoring and Registration has been posted on the EO Campaign website,

Home education clampdown ‘an infringement of civil liberties’

Home education clampdown 'an infringement of civil liberties' Parents could be banned from educating children at home in a move branded a "very bad day for civil liberties". The

Press release: NUS Proposes Alternative To Top-Up Fees As Lost Generation Faces Summer Of Misery

The National Union of Students (NUS) today published radical proposals for an alternative means of funding universities in England, as the number of signatories of a Downing Street

Family Eco Festival 4th July 09

EO Campiagn Website – Models of Good Practice

EO Campaign Website. A new article entitled Field Trips to Look at Innovative Models of Good Practice has been posted on the EO Campaign website, This includes a

IDEC, International Democratic Education Conference 2009 Korea

IDEC 2009 KOREA Managerial Committee B1 1344-1 Seocho-Dong, Seoul, Korea Telephone/Fax: +82 70 7655 6060 Dear Fellow Students, Educators, Parents, and Scholars,  We would like to invite you to an

Futurelab Scenario Posters: Adult Informal Learning, Family Learning, Games and Learning

From April 2008 Futurelab started a programme of work - supported by Becta - to contribute to the 'Harnessing Technology: Next Generation Learning 2008-14' strategy launched in July

AERO E-News June 2nd 2009

Two items caught our eye... FairTest to Honor Deborah Meier, Create Award in Her Honor FairTest has an event in Manhattan coming up on the 4th to honor 2008 and

Edutopia – Digital Generation Project Video

The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) Edutopia E-newsletter 27th May includes  their Digital Generation Project Video. A useful reminder to many that the world of our young people

Press release: Gadget News: USB Pen Based Software Increases Executive And Student Reading Speeds By Up To 300%

Solve IT With Science, the world’s leading authority on speed-reading technology, has launched ReallyEasyReader, with versions available for both executives and students. The

European Family Learning Network Conference, Delivering a Learning Society

European Family Learning Network Conference ,Delivering a Learning Society 21st - 23rd September 2009, Stratford-upon Avon, UK                                  The European Family Learning Network it holding its fourth European conference and due

Futurelab E-News May 2009

Some interesting and relevant items from Futurelab's latest newsletter: Adult Informal Learning This project, also part of the Harnessing Technology work programme, is investigating the role that digital technologies play

BBC: UK ranked Low in Child Wellbeing

UK ranked Low in Child Wellbeing - It really doesn't get much worse. How many reports, how much evidence does our government need to redress this scandal? A table

Press release: The National Learning Platforms Conference 2009

The essential conference for forward-thinking school leaders Achieving educational excellence through creativity and innovation Event: The National Learning Platforms Conference 2009 Date: Wednesday 10th June 2009 Time: 09:00 -16:30. Informal Drinks Reception:

Primary Schools and Academy Status

Thanks to Michael Foot for this letter sent to Michael Gove MP regarding Conservative Party policy on Primary Schools and academy status  - 28th April 2009 Michael Gove Esq.,

Flotsam and Jetsam

Recent Headline Scan School place lotteries may be scrapped (Observer 1.3.09) Balls seeks power to dictate what textbooks GCSE and A-level students must study     (Guardian 19.3.09) Pupils to study Twitter and

Greater Expectations Project – Online Survey 14-19 year olds

As part of Futurelab’s ( Greater Expectations project here is a a link to an online survey for 14-19 year olds.  The survey will help shape the

Futurelab: New FREE handbook on curriculum and teaching innovation

Futurelab has just published a new handbook on digital inclusion, discussing the perceived benefits of inclusive education and how these benefits have changed the learner demographic of mainstream

Press release: Nottinghamshire County Council engages adult learners with interactive quizzes

Adult Learners Week: 9-15 May 2009   Inspiring adults from diverse backgrounds to give learning a go, the Adult and Community Learning Service (ACLS), part of Nottinghamshire County Council, is

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