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The London Festival of Education: 50 Shades of Grey Matter

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The thing that became increasingly obvious during this year’s London Festival of Education last Saturday is that the ‘traditionalists’ still don’t get it. After all that’s been said and done about the developmental and learning needs of children and young … Continue reading

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Neuroscience and the Importance of PSHE

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It’s not very often that neuroscience and PSHE are placed in the same sentence but it’s time to remedy that. The development of neuroscience, and the evidence of how the brain develops in adolescence, adds a strong case for the … Continue reading

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Social Intelligence and a New Science of Human Relationships

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Our recent posts on this blog have put a focus on relationships and on how we enable young people to develop a better awareness of self and others. Education for improved relationships depends entirely on our ability to develop what … Continue reading

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Intelligences and the Brain – today on the BBC

. The featured scientist on “The Life Scientific” this morning (Radio 4, 9.00am) was Nicky Clayton. Professor of Comparative Cognition at the University of Cambridge and fellow of The Royal Society, Nicky Clayton says intelligence in birds like crows and … Continue reading

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