Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fun and Games – Part 2. This Time It’s Serious.

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Continuing with the theme of our recent post on fun and games – here’s a link to a TEDx talk on ‘learning methods’ – by a 13-year-old! Advertisements

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Ofsted Back In The News

There are two reports in the media this week that we feel we should to draw to our readers’ attention. Both of them refer to Ofsted, and both outline some of the concerns that the teaching profession has about the new … Continue reading

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Fun and Games . . . with Multiple Intelligences.

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Lots of thoughts today about the importance of sport, music and other forms of entertainment, recreation and self-expression. Also thoughts about the importance of multiple intelligences in sport, music and creativity.

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A Bishop’s Progress Through Multiple Intelligences

Recently we wrote about Yoko Ono, explaining that in our opinion, she demonstrated many of the facets of what it is to be a multi-intelligent human being. She is thoughtful, spiritual, creative, philosophical and appears to be very knowledgeable of … Continue reading

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Voices for Peace and a Spiritual Philosopher

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In today’s post we’re turning away from the negativity that’s been around this past week – the disturbing news about what our dear Secretary of State for education is doing or planning to do to the curriculum, the examination system, … Continue reading

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Taking A Stand On Education, Or Playing Fast & Loose?

There are some among us who regard Alastair Campbell as central to the New Labour cabal that destroyed the old Labour party, along with its values. There are some among us who despise New Labour and most of the things … Continue reading

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Education, Omnishambles, Citizen Ethics and Spiritual Intelligence.

The news in England yesterday was full of revelations about Michael Gove’s plot to replace one set of examinations for sixteen years olds with another set of examinations which are intended to be more ‘rigorous’ – and thereby restore English … Continue reading

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