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Radio 4 Today, Intuition and Solving the World’s Problems.

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From time to time the Today programme on Radio 4 broadcasts an item that actually sheds light on an interesting and/or important topic, in which the two speakers who are brought on to debate the topic find they agree with … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day, Maslow, Human Needs and Intelligent Responses

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The 1940s are chiefly remembered as a time of war, suffering and austerity. However, we should remember that during that decade some of our best and most creative minds were thinking about and writing about human needs and human rights. … Continue reading

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Ofsted and Personal Development Judgement

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The latest Ofsted Framework has been released ready for use in September. There are some significant changes, particularly regarding the limiting judgement of “Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare”. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/436039/School_inspection_handbook_from_September_2015.pdf It is this section that we are writing about today. The … Continue reading

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A Creative Approach to the New Curriculum

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As we said in our previous post, schools in England are faced with yet another revision of the National Curriculum this term. We’ve seen the headlines – fractions for five year olds (many of us spoke with children about fractions … Continue reading

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Tolerance, Values, Virtuous Living and Our Education

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What do we value? Do we have to consider what we value about education as well as these “British Values” that everyone is talking about? There’s plenty in the news about values at the moment. Every Tom, Michael and David … Continue reading

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3D Eye’s 500th Post: The Key is Education

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This our 500th post on this blog. Our thanks to everyone who has read (and commented on) our posts, and we look forward to hearing more from you in the future. We’re passionate about education. There’s so much that needs … Continue reading

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Education Through a Lens – for all of the Intelligences

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Some may see our photo blogs as a deviation from our education focus. However, we feel that exploring and enjoying our natural world (and urban environments) is an essential part of education – for children and adults alike. Regular readers … Continue reading

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Horizon, Intuition, Instinct and Kahneman: More Thoughts on Multiple Intelligences

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A brief post today with a few observations on the subject of multiple intelligences in the context of this week’s “Horizon” science documentary on BBC2 – “How You Really Make Decisions”. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/tv-and-radio-reviews/10658646/Horizon-How-You-Really-Make-Decisions-review.html The BBC’s website blurb says this http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03wyr3c Horizon … Continue reading

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Stirring the Emotions

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The origin of the word “emotions” is the French word “emouvoir” – meaning to stir up, to move, to excite, which in turn is derived from the Latin emovere. The word “emotion” in itself causes an emotional response in some, … Continue reading

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Intelligent Parenting Classes

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Parents in Education. David Cameron has recently commented on the need for Parenting Classes. You don’t send people out on the roads to drive a car without driving lessons, he said, so why do the same with the important job … Continue reading

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