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Education On Fire

077: Character building PE with Jim Harte

November 19, 2018

Jim Harte is Physical Education Teacher at Cypress Woods Elementary School in Palm Harbor, FL. Jim has over 37 years coaching and teaching experience. His programs have been recognized for Creativity and Innovation in PE and Recess. Jim’s personal coaching and teaching philosophy is to develop the whole individual with a special emphasis on sound…

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076: Headteacher view of PE

November 12, 2018

Peter Cansell is my resident education expert. He has great experience of teaching PE in primary schools, as well as being responsible for how it was integrated into his school when he was a Headteacher. Peter has been in education professionally for 35 years, teaching in middle schools in Oxford, doing advisory work, teaching higher education…

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075: Skills4Sport with Alex Dunn

November 5, 2018

      Alex Dunn talks to me about how his experience of teaching PE in schools relates to sport in the community. Skills4Sport is an established company providing lessons, courses, camps and club facilities in the Northamptonshire area. Running Roade Tennis Club and Nighthawks Badminton Club gives Alex Dunn the ideal base to promote both sports.…

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Learning On Fire

Trivial Warfare with Jonathan Oakes. LF008

October 28, 2018

Jonathan Oakes joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life.   Our guest – Jonathan Oakes Jonathan’s passion for trivia led him to create Trivial Warfare one the worlds leading podcasts in that niche. So far Jonathan has combined this passion with…

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Softwarepreneur with Hani Mourra. LF007

October 19, 2018

Hani Mourra joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life.   Our guest – Hani Mourra Hani’s passion is creating automation software for content creators. These include – Repurpose which automatically publishes audio and video content to multiple platforms to help grow your…

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Live your truth with Rick Clemons. LF006

October 12, 2018

Rick Clemons joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life.   Our guest – Rick Clemons Rick started his career in the hotel industry in the Southwest USA. He moved to California with his wife and 2 children and changed direction slightly…

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National Association for Primary Education

Create Education 3D Printing – NAPE 003

November 14, 2018

Create Education invited Peter Cansell and Mark Taylor from the National Association for Primary Education to the TCT Show held at The National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK to discuss how 3D printing is inspiring children in schools. Paul Croft a Director of UltimakerGB the UK & Ire operations for Ultimaker and the Founder of the…

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When I was a small boy – NAPE 002

November 7, 2018

When I was a small boy – A letter from Christian Schiller to L.G.Marsh The National Association for Primary Education present an annual lecture with a guest speaker who creates their talk inspired by the work of Christian Schiller. This episode is read by Peter Cansell from the book ‘Christian Schiller in his own words’…

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What is education? – NAPE 001

October 31, 2018

What is education and how does it fit within todays school system? I chat to Dr. Tony Eaude about his 2018 lecture ‘Re-humanising primary education – placing trust in teachers, learning from the legacy of Christian Schiller’ The National Association for Primary Education organises guest speakers for the annual lecture which uses the work of Christian…

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Nelson Mandela

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Rosemary Evans Bequest Award

28 Oct 2018

National Association for Primary Education Rosemary Evans Bequest Award Are you a recently qualified early years / primary teacher (QTS gained since June 2016)? Are you keen to reflect on your professional development as a classroom practitioner? Are you keen to get something published in an educational journal and add it to your CV? If…

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