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The Golden Age of Curriculum Design

The Golden Age of Curriculum Design is ahead of us according to Associate Will Ryan. A fascinating long-read blog on how we can grasp the opportunity we have to make teaching and learning come alive for all our children.

Thunks on the Business of Learning

The great business guru Peter Drucker used to say that there were only two questions to ask a business: What business are you in? How's business? W ...

Perceive

A challenging and profound read from our Professor Paul Clarke on perception, scientific understanding and how Edgar Allan Poe might have stumbled across the Big Bang Theory

The Only Fresh Air Is Outside in the Yard

When Associate and university-based teacher trainer Martin Illingworth offered to contribute to our forthcoming book The Working Class, it sowed the seed for something more than simply the written word.

Make 'Em Laugh; Make 'Em Think

Long-time Associate and '6ft ginger stand-up educationalist' Dave Keeling shares some of his favourite activities to get young people laughing and learning in equal measure.

The Power Of With

Let Independent Thinking Associate and Restorative Practice expert Mark Finnis explain the wonderful power of 'with'.

It Was Him

Special school headteacher and Associate Dave Whitaker looks back at an event that shaped his career as a teacher.

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Great School Leaders

As in other professions, some leaders are born with that special thread of gold that runs through them. Associate Mark Anderson takes a look at what it is that truly great leaders have in common.

Let's Play Master and Servant - Character Education

Phil Beadle tells us what he really thinks about 'character education' and the problem of what it means for children today.

Unconditional Positive Regard

Associate Crista Hazell describes how the theory of Unconditional Positive Regard, as espoused by psychologist Carl Rogers, made such a difference in her classroom.

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