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Maria Brosnan is an educational leadership and wellbeing specialist, author, coach, speaker.
Maria takes us through 5 wellbeing principles:
Small everyday choices matter
Wellbeing requires action
Your wellbeing is your responsibility
Wellbeing is journey
Your wellbeing affects others
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Since founding Independent Thinking in 1994, Ian has built a global reputation as an educational thinker, innovator, entrepreneur, speaker and award-winning editor and writer. He was listed by the IB magazine as one of their top 15 ‘educational visionaries’.Read More
Maddy Kavanagh, Education and Skills Programme Manager at Nesta Challenges and Gordon Taylor, a STEM technician at Walton Priory Middle School are talking to me about the The Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize.The Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize, delivered by Nesta Challenges, calls on young bright minds to put their passion for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) to…Read More
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A FREE CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL is being hosted by Independent Thinking this June. This special event grew out of our recent podcast guest Ian Gilbert finding himself on a Zoom coffee morning chat with a wide range of authors, all brought together by Sue Atkins, TV’s celebrated ‘parenting coach’. Post-lockdown, it is even more vital to help…Read More
As part of the Youth Sport Trust’s National School Sport Week (19-25th June 2021), Teach Active is set to host the largest active learning day for schools on Wednesday 23rd June. Jon Smedley from Teach Active was my guest on episode 182 of the Education on Fire podcast . On this day, English and maths lessons in primary schools around…Read More
Leading To A Brighter Future. Headteachers have responded brilliantly to the many issues brought about by Covid 19, and the consequent demands made upon them by politicians, parents and the media. Join them for an online conference which brings together a unique group of speakers, who all realise the importance of change in our education…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.