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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

8Way Thinking

What 8Way thinking is, where it came from and how it can be used to make even the most dismal-appearing of subject matters fascinating.

Five-minute read

The IIlusion of Peacefulness

Associate and environmentalist Professor Paul Clarke reminds us not to confuse clear skies with clean skies - there are bigger battles left to fight.

Three-minute read

Ten Wishes from 'Dirty Teaching' Author and Associate Juliet Robertson

Associate and outdoor learning expert Juliet Robertson puts forward her ten wishes for what she wants for children and the outside world with schools now closed due to the pandemic.

Five-minute read

Watching the World Like Never Before

Associate and governmental environmental and education advisor and thinker Professor Paul Clarke summarises the opportunity we have as a species given the current pandemic. But we need to stop relying on certainty.

Four-minute read

A New Beginning

Nancy is a former refugee we supported as she left Kakuma refugee camp and went to university in Uganda. In her latest blog for us, she reminds us that, although you can't empower everyone, you can always empower someone.

Two-minute read

It Isn’t What You Teach

Associate Will Ryan shares the eight common factors he has observed in classrooms where the teaching and learning makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end.

Five-minute read

Beyond the Bake Sale Pt I

Frustrated by the message that children seem to be receiving that a bake sale will make everything better in the world, Ian Gilbert wrote this for his book Independent Thinking.

Four-minute read

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.

Five-minute read

Keeping It Simple

Brace yourself as Professor Paul Clarke, long-time Associate, takes you through what we can learn from slime about creativity, complexity and creating a whole new, wholly natural, organisational model.

Five-minute read

Nature Is Still Here

Professor Paul Clarke, an Independent Thinking Associate and active environmentalist, offers some words of advice for turbulent times.

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What Now for Education?

Associate Dr Debra Kidd is a passionate and informed advocate for a different sort of education. In this blog, she urges us to use recent world events to redefine what we mean by a 'good education'.

Four-minute read

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