Do you want your children to be happy, creative, and inspired - to have an inner belief they can achieve anything?
The education system is broken and many young people are disillusioned with school. However it is still an important part of our children's future. So how do we support them to be creative, inspired and passionate about learning so they can fulfil their potential?
School is important because you need qualifications to access higher education and jobs. BUT it is only part of the learning tapestry.
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Jon Smedley has over 20 years’ experience within education, as a senior leader, a Primary Advisor and PE consultant. He works with schools across the UK and internationally, promoting the rationale and benefits of an active school day and focusing on how this can be achieved through active lessons and active teaching and learning strategies.Jon…Read More
James Nottingham is the founding director of Challenging Learning, a group of companies with 25 staff in six countries. He is a world-renowned keynote speaker and author and creator of the Learning Pit®, one of the most popular ways to encourage and structure questioning, challenge, and reflection. His first book, Challenging Learning, was published in…Read More
This week I look back at what we have achieved in 2020. 133 countries 3 podcasts 290+ episodes GoFundMe Book Campaign Facebook Group Primary Music on Fire membership About to break 50,000 downloads Join the Education on Fire Facebook group at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/326839888272595 If you would like to support our GoFundMe campaign to create a valuable…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 Tutoring Programme appoints Third Space Learning to provide subsidised maths support to disadvantaged children
Third Space Learning, the UK’s largest online maths tutoring provider for schools, has announced it has been selected by the National Tutoring Programme to provide essential maths support to disadvantaged children across England as an approved Tuition Partner. From today, state maintained primary and secondary schools can access Third Space Learning’s subsidised maths tutoring support,…Read More
The world famous Christopher Jarman Handwriting Skills book has just been updated. This is designed for teachers and parents working with their children at home. The book contains handwriting exercises, exemplar pages and fun facts about the history of handwriting. This resource is from our sponsor National Association for Primary Education. Order from the National…Read More
The Youth Climate Summit 2020 is being brought to you through the collaboration of a large group of individuals and organisations. We would like to thank all of them for their hard work in making this happen. https://www.transform-our-world.org/whats-on Time is already running out to tackle the climate and ecological emergency. Unlike world leaders, young people…Read More
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.