Studio Schools

Studio Schools are small schools of less than 500 students focused on project-based learning and ‘real work’ with employers, with a radically transformed staffing structure.  Studio Schools are a new state school model for 14 to 19 year olds of all […]

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Learning Futures pamphlet now available

This pamphlet (downloadable) from the Innovation Unit is well worth a read for CPE-PEN network members. There are key ideas that we have advocated for decades appearing

New book: Social Thought on Education

A new text by Edith W. King on Amazon: Kindle (U.S and U.K.)    2011

In Social Thought on Education the lens of eminent social thinkers' writings are brought

LibEd Bulletin Jan 2011

William Booth Primary School Under Threat A description of a visit to William Booth by David Gribble, and a brief summary of the contested report by Ofsted in

Researching and Communicating with children

Two new books on methods of researching and communicating with children.

  •  Priscilla Alderson and Virginia Morrow (2011) The Ethics of Research with Children and Young People: A Practical Handbook.

AERO E-News 17 & 18.01.2011

Contents: 17.01.2011 1) Education Poster Sale (NEW) 2) Special Advertising Opportunities for Magazine & Website 3) A few complete archive sets of Education

Research with Children and Young People

OPEN FOR ENROLMENT  Continuous Professional Development courses on Research with Children and Young People at the University of Edinburgh Interested in research on children and young people and want to

Radical Education and the Common School:a Democratic Alternative

Radical Education and the Common School: a Democratic Alternative - an important conference on March 18. We are pleased to announce a day conference to be held at the

Childhoods Today latest issue out now

Dear all, We are delighted to inform you that the latest issue of Childhoods Today has just been published. Please do find five minutes to have a look at

Life Learning Magazine – Jan/Feb 2011 out now Editorial What would Nature do? From Our Readers Readers share ideas about learning and the magazine. I Liked it! by Kate Fridkis Insights about life and learning from a young

Dr Tim Rudd launches Livelab

Our good friend Dr Tim Rudd left Futurelab at the end of 2010 and has now launched Livelab

Livelab: Research, Development and Innovations


Media release: Education puts its own stamp on “The Big Society”

If David Cameron’s Big Society is about citizens of Great Britain getting more involved in their community, then he’d be delighted to hear about the buzz travelling around

OpenEYE Campaign Matters Jan 2011

JANUARY 2011 CAMPAIGN MATTERS    It was an interesting end to the early-childhood year and we have been thinking carefully about the way in which we now want to move

AERO E-News: 10.01.2011

 RSVP to the 8th annual AERO conference,"Transforming Education & Our World," on Facebook:   Registration is now open!  Contents: 1) Complete Archive of Education Revolution (Resource)  2)

IALA – 100 Years War Against Learning

100 Years War Against Learning Dr. Don Glines has poured his energy, extensive experience and knowledge of research

Physical punshiment in South Korean Schools

Painful Lessons - South Korea 15 min January 2011 The 'whip of love' has been used for 'educational' purposes in South Korea for hundreds of

21st Century Learning Initiative: New Years Message

21st Century Learning Initiative New Years Message There comes a time in an individual’s, or institution’s, life when a juxtaposition of what is going on in

Media release: The Transformational Impact of Learning Technology

Association for Learning Technology The Transformational Impact of Learning Technology Special Issue of the Journal ALT-J, Research in Learning Technology (Volume 18, Number 3) Few doubt that technology will change the

Towards schools where people matter:a study of the human scale schools project

Towards schools where people matter:a study of the human scale schools project by Judy Harland and Barbara Mason can be downloaded from the website of the

AERO E-NEWS: 14 DEC 2010

 RSVP to the 8th annual AERO conference,"Transforming Education & Our World," on Facebook:  Registration is now open!
  1) Newsletter – November 2010 Newsletter - November 2010 FORUM on Language resources and Web 2.0: the latest hype or new perspectives?. After the Webinar on this topic, a public forum has opened


 ARCH – ANOTHER TEN YEARS? ... An appeal from our good friends at ARCH. If you're not aware of their excellent work this an an opportunity to get

TED Talks: John Hardy – Green School

Join John Hardy on a tour of the Green School, his off-the-grid school in Bali that teaches kids how to build, garden, create (and get into college). Watch

Markets in Education; an analytical review of empirical research on market mechanisms in education

From Antidote News - November 2010 OECD wonders why competition has little impact on schools .A report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) explores the reasons why

Book Review: The Science of ADHD…

The Science of ADHD – a guide for Parents and Professionals By Chris Chandler I remember my first encounter with a person who suffered from a known case of

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