Tag Archives: lifelong learning

Towards a National Education Service: Part One

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The Labour Party policy consultation on education has now closed, and we hope that educators, parents and Labour party members took time to contribute to the important proposals for a National Education Service. The notion of a National Education Service … Continue reading

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#Dear Justine: Helpful Hints – Part One

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With a new Secretary of State for Education comes a new hashtag – a polite “Dear Justine”, offering helpful advice and urgent pleas from teachers, educators and parents to Justine Greening. (Thanks to @TES for the suggestion of #DearJustine). It’s encouraging to … Continue reading

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Dear Mr Gove ………..

Sometimes a newspaper article strikes a chord with its readers to the extent that they feel a need to comment. One such article is today’s piece about Michael Gove in the Guardian, written by Suzanne Moore. At the point of … Continue reading

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Immersive, Not Coercive.

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As we were saying yesterday – it’s been an interesting week, and an interesting month in education. For a start there was the well-attended ‘Festival of Education‘ at the London University Institute of Education, which turned out to be something … Continue reading

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Education and the Higher Self

“The troubles of the interior life increasingly dominated his thoughts. He found an intersection between the private and the public.” – Salman Rushdie From his novel, ‘Joseph Anton’* The inspiration for today’s post comes from a comment sent to us … Continue reading

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Loving Learning, and Lifelong Learning

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Peter Ackroyd said on Radio 4 this weekend, “I developed a love of learning at an early age”. He talked about how much he enjoys researching for his various books, which  demonstrates his continued love of learning. His writing is … Continue reading

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