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Education On Fire
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…Read More
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…Read More
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.…Read More
Learning On Fire
Jade Parkinson-Hill joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life. Our guest Jade Parkinson-Hill Steam School was founded by former school leader, Jade Parkinson-Hill. For the past 12 years Jade has been involved in launching and leading new schools across the North West. Most notably, in…Read More
Kate Erickson joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life. Our guest – Kate Erickson Kate’s journey takes her from working in Corporate American to an entrepreneurial leap that resulted in creating a copywriting agency, that didn’t work out, then back into…Read More
Georgian Benta from the Gratitude Podcast joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life. Our guest – Georgian Benta Most of us have to make a conscious effort to be grateful, we need an experience or some contrasting story that we hear…Read More
National Association for Primary Education
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…Read More
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’…Read More
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…Read More
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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…Read More
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I love this podcast- Mark does a brilliant job of gently challenging the education status quo, and in so doing he reveals some of the most innovative, creative and inspiring approaches to education."
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National Association for Primary Education
Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important to the creation of an educated society. Young children are not simply preparing for the future, they are living a never to be repeated time of life and the best way to learn is to live.