Camridge Primary Review briefing

Briefing document: Towards a new curriculum: a report from the Cambridge Primary Review (PDF 161KB)

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Cambridge Primary Review: report on the primary curriculum

The report presents the Review’s evidence on current arrangements together with proposals for the future. It is directed towards the longer term but is published now in order

Futurelab: E-News February 2009

PEN Comment: There's always loads of interest and learning to absorb with Futurelab News. Where do you look first?! Fountaineers case study - part 2 The Fountaineers project engages pupils

Futurelab – New publications Learning Spaces Redesign Report and Fountaineers Research

Futurelab has just published a new report on primary learning spaces that will aid those involved in the redesign of educational learning spaces, particularly the PCP and BSF

Next Practice in Resourcing Personalisation – The Inclusion Trust

Innovation Unit: Next Practice. Field Trial In2ition http://www.innovation-unit.co.uk/education-experience/next-practice/next-practice-in-resourcing-personalisation---the-inclusion-trust.html   The field trial will use the scaleable and transferrable approaches developed as part of Notschool.net (www.thecademy.net) research to re-engage young people

Educational Heretics Press – 2009 Catalogue online now!

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 the box' and discover

Head-up on digital technologies: Horizon Report 2009

PEN Comment: for those of you who like to keep abreast of developments in digital technologies this long running qualitative research will keep you informed on the the implications

Futurelab: Assessment Literature Review and Social Justice

Futurelab has just published its latest Assessment Literature Review, commissioned from outstanding academic researchers to offer a route map through the vast body of research into education and

Press Release: Young people shout about informal learning on social networking sites with ShoutBox

Young people shout about informal learning on social networking sites with ShoutBox   Young people are being encouraged to recognise and showcase their learning outside the classroom with ShoutBox.

Futurelab – two new FREE publications on innovative education and early years learning.

Supporting innovation in schools The new handbook, ‘Promoting Transformative Innovation in Schools’, is designed to prompt debate around the nature and purpose of innovation in schools. It aims to

Futurelab: Two Research Posts

We are excited to announce two new vacancies at the Futurelab offices in

Futurelab: January Newsletter – Resources.

New handbook: Reimagining outdoor learning spaces Our latest handbook focuses on the use and utility of outdoor space for play and learning, and aims to support those thinking about

IALA January E-News:

Range of Alternatives

We recently created the outline below showing the kinds of choices available to students in some parts of Minnesota. This may be similar to

Campaign for Learning Policy Briefings: Rose Review and 16-18 NEETS

The interim findings of the Rose Review were launched on 8 December. Sir Jim Rose is quoted as saying: "The demands of society on primary schools have risen and

Press release: NHS focus on children in 2009, must include mental health, says YoungMinds

YoungMinds welcomes the focus on children outlined in yesterdays NHS operating framework, but warns that the NHS must look at both children’s physical and mental health. There can

Futurelab – Promoting Transformative Innovation in Schools

The new handbook, ‘Promoting Transformative Innovation in Schools’, is designed to prompt debate around the nature and purpose of innovation in schools. It aims to offer evidence, insights,

Press Release: Cranfield Health provides the missing link

‘More universities should provide courses that offer hands-on experience to better prepare their students.’ This is the response from the Head of Cranfield Health, Professor Joe Lunec, after

New York Times: College May Become Unaffordable for Most in U.S.

By Tamar Lewin. Tuition and fees increased 439 percent from 1982 to 2007, while median family income rose 147 percent.

Press Release: Academic strengths most important factor for student college decisions

But YouTube generation need more information on colleges and want to get it through online video. Results of a survey released today by Education Now!, a new TV programme

Futurelab: Supporting Innovation in Schools and Early Years Learning

Supporting innovation in schools The new handbook, ‘Promoting Transformative Innovation in Schools’, is designed to prompt debate around the nature and purpose of innovation in schools. It aims to

Three Futurelab reports available on digital inclusion and innovative teaching

Learner engagement This report provides educators working within primary, secondary, further and higher education with a guide to how learner voice is currently being used to shape policy and

Press Release: Bullying is still a big concern for parents, says YoungMinds

Bullying is still a big concern for parents, says YoungMinds. Anti Bullying Week 17-21 November 2008 YoungMinds’ Parents Information Service took over 200 calls last year on bullying, and

Campaign for Learning – Learning to Learn Conference

Learning to Learn Conference. Birmingham. 12 December 2008 This conference will look at the research background of learning to learn but will also offer delegates the opportunity to make

‘Listening to Children: Research and Consultation’

'Listening to Children: Research and Consultation' is a ten-week training course designed for those who work with children and young people and want to improve their skills of

Students should be both seen and heard (Press release 16th October 2008)

Futurelab publishes the results of its innovative Enquiring Minds curriculum programme Findings from the first three years of Futurelab’s Enquiring Minds programme, which is supported by Microsoft, reveal that

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