Dr Roland Meighan 1937- 2014

Dr Roland Meighan 1937- 2014  It is with the greatest sadness that we record the death of Roland Meighan on 20th January 2014. Roland had been hospitalised since the New Year and finally succumbed to heart failure. What follows is […]

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National Network of Flexischools.

Dr Roland Meighan presents Janette Mountford-Lees, Headteacher of Hollinsclough CE Primary with the National Network of Flexischools registration certificate. At the Flexischooling Conference the Centre for Personalised Education

Flexischooling Update

Given everything that has and is going on in relationship to flexischooling over the last couple of months we'd really love to see as many people as possible

Flexischooling Learning Exchange Sunday 21st April 2013

Flexischooling Learning Exchange Sunday 21st April 2013

Members and the wider network of friends are invited to join us at this event.


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

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



‘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

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

CPE-PEN Special Journal 14 – Edmond Holmes

We've just sent our latest Journal - A special edition focusing on Edmond Holmes to the printers. We're looking to circulate to members during June (free to members

CPE-PEN Learning Exchange April 2011

Once again CPE-PEN combined its AGM with its April Learning Exchange in Loughborough. After the AGM Peter Humphreys brought everyone up to date with developments at CPE-PEN including

Hollinsclough Primary Flexischool Project

Roland Meighan, Janet Meighan and Peter Humphreys from CPE-PEN, and Gillian Trott from the Self-Managed Learning Centre in Brighton  http://www.college.selfmanagedlearning.org/ paid a visit to Hollinsclough Primary Flexischool

CPE-PEN Learning Exchange / AGM April 2011


Loughborough Learning Exchange

Sunday 3rd April 2011 

The next Learning Exchange will be our annual trip to Burleigh Community College, Loughborough. Members and

North Ayrshire Council may examine four-day school week

BBC NEWS 6 February 2011 http://tiny.cc/f35yc North Ayrshire Council may examine four-day school week The council may also consider starting primary education a year later, at the age of six

National curriculum review puts emphasis on facts …

National curriculum review puts emphasis on facts ... Michael Gove says an academic education will best equip

IALA – 100 Years War Against Learning

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

University fees, the Open University and the DIY student

With the recession and impending hikes in university fees and costs it perhaps a good time to take stock and look at some other options. Contrary to what many

Green Party Conference, Education Policy and PEN

With thanks to Hazel Clawley for this post. At its Autumn Conference 2010, the Green Party of England and Wales voted to include in its main policy document, Policies

A Scenario for Change?… Paul Henderson

A Scenario for Change? Thanks to Paul for another thought-provoking contribution. Given the recent attacks on Elective Home Education this is a timely perspective. Government understandings of 'suitable

OpenEYE… items from OpenEYE Campaign news 14.04.2010

Letter of the week - A Danish Lesson  There was an interesting letter of the week in the 18th of February Nursery World http://www.nurseryworld.co.uk/news/984212/Opinion-Letters/   I read with interest Professor

CPE-PEN Louhgborough Learning Exchange, Sun March 28th

Reminder about our forthcoming Learning Exchange. LOUGHBOROUGH LEARNING EXCHANGE 28.03.2010 Venue. Burleigh Community College, Thorpe Hill, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 4SQ. The Adult Centre (immediate right after entering the gate),  Travel Directions

CPE-PEN messages filtering into mainstream?

The Guardian.Tuesday 9th March 2010. Virtually perfect. Teaching is on a course for an idyll in which people learn at their own pace, in their own time, and

BBC Radio 4 Isn’t That Dangerous?: African Travels Among Academics and Other Wild Animals. Educational Heretics Press.

BBC Radio 4 Isn’t That Dangerous?: African Travels Among Academics and Other Wild Animals. Educational Heretics Press. If you're anything like me Saturday mornings wouldn't be the same without

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

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