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"Only a crisis actual or perceived produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around."

Milton Friedman, Economist.

There are plenty of great ideas lying around here to watch, read or listen to. 

And remember, for a longer read, check out our many award-winning Independent Thinking Press books and get 20% discount and free UK p+p with the code 'ITL20'.

So You Want to Write a Book?

Advice for prospective authors when it comes to writing a book for the award-winning Independent Thinking Press.

Two-minute read

A Circle of Bone

A short story for our times by our resident Agent of All Things Wondrous, Dr Matthew McFall.

Two-minute read

Thinking, Creativity and Paper Clips II

Ian Gilbert in the second part of a two-part webinar he recorded for us all about thinking, learning and creativity in our brave new world. And paper clips.

You Look Fine To Me

This is the recording of when Nina Jackson wowed the audience with her closing address on emotional health and well-being for schools at the 2019 SSAT conference in Birmingham.

30-minute watch

Cultural Capital II

Part two of the of the webinar given by Phil Beadle on cultural capital - what it is, how schools can do it right it and how Ofsted have got it badly wrong.

Ten-minute watch

Noticing

Use these inspiring images from Associate and photographer Jane Hewitt to help children and young people learn to stop and look at the world with new eyes.

Three-minute read

Cultural Capital I

Highlights of the first part of a webinar given by Phil Beadle all about cultural capital and how Ofsted have got so very badly wrong.

Six-minute watch

The Brain and Learning

Highlights of a fascinating and insightful conversation with paediatric neurologist Dr Andrew Curran all about the brain and learning.

25-minute watch