Monthly Archives: January 2016

Physical Fitness, Wellbeing and Education. Time to get serious.

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Listeners to Radio 4 this week may have heard Baroness Sue Campbell, Chair of UK Sport since 2003 and the FA’s new Head of Women’s Football, talking about the importance of sport, physical fitness and wellbeing. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06ycwr0 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sue_Campbell,_Baroness_Campbell_of_Loughborough In the past … Continue reading

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Sir Michael Wilshaw, CentreForum and Comprehensive Education

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Earlier this month Sir Michael Wilshaw gave a speech at CentreForum – a charity that “develops evidence-based research to influence both national debate and policy making”. Wilshaw’s speech was largely focused on attainment and projected outcomes – as one would … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Knights and their Call for Changes to Education

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Is UK education now in an “age of confusion”? According to Sir Tim Brighouse it is. His speech at the Arts and Media School in Islington made it very clear that education is in the midst of a turbulent time … Continue reading

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Lumiere London: The Value of Creativity – Part Two

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Who thought of floating luminous fish over the Regency grandeur of a well-known London street or a billowing net of changing colours over the busiest crossroads in the West End? How did someone envisage white-lit androgynous bodies sitting on buildings … Continue reading

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Lumiere London: Public Art for All – Part One

From the 14th – 17th January 2016, the Artichoke Trust – together with a range of sponsors – organised what we hope will be the first of many Lumiere London events. To see so many people take to the streets … Continue reading

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Creativity not Competition

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We’d intended to comment on an article in the Observer about the demise of creativity in the UK, particularly the impact of the EBacc on the Arts in education and how that might affect the general Arts scene of the … Continue reading

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