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The Educators, KIPP Schools and Multi-intelligent Approaches to Education

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BBC Radio Four’s “The Educators” returned this week with a trip to Harlem to interview Dave Levin, co-founder of the KIPP Charter schools in the USA. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06ptw79 These schools were set up in economically deprived areas of the US with … Continue reading

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Inside Out and A Child of our Times

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Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme today contained a superficial item on ‘brain science’ and on human emotions – hanging a discussion on a new Pixar movie (plug) called Inside Out. The Guardian’s review of the movie tells us “It’s about what’s … Continue reading

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National Priorities, Teachers and Child Protection

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If you were listening to Monday’s Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4 you may have heard one of our 3D Eye tweets read aloud whilst the programme was on air: “@BBCWomansHour : Today’s programme is essential listening for all who … Continue reading

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The Great Education Wars

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One of the fascinating aspects of the recent Festival of Education at Wellington College was the exceptionally wide range of speakers and the breadth and diversity of opinions on offer. Ultimately, however, they divided into two camps. In the ‘traditionalist’ … Continue reading

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The Science of Empathy

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Throughout this week we’ve posted articles with a focus on education for relationships, for personal and social intelligence, and for the quality of empathy. Understanding ourselves, let alone understanding and caring about others, can present huge challenges for all of … Continue reading

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