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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.

Latest Podcast Episodes

176: Closing the maths attainment gap with Third Space Learning

November 30, 2020

Third Space Learning was founded in 2013 with the goal of making one-to-one tuition accessible to children in need. Closing the maths attainment gap with one to one teaching. Personalised online maths lessons from specialist tutors.Over three quarters or English Primary schools are signed up to the Third Space Platform, and the company has delivered over 800,000 hours of teaching…

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175: Your feedback please to help shape our future

November 23, 2020

Today I am asking for you help and support to shape the future of Education on Fire. Do you prefer the interviews, solo shows or a combination of both? Let me know where you listen, from the 131 countries that have downloaded the podcast. Are you a teacher or parent? What content will support you?…

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174: What was the best advice you have ever been given? Ep 3

November 20, 2020

On todays bonus episode we take the question ‘What is the best piece of advice you have ever been given and who gave it to you?’ and hear the answers from guests 20-27 released on the Learning on Fire podcast. You can listen to the whole podcast collection by clicking below. https://player.captivate.fm/collection/c5b7233b-e24a-445f-9b17-292d1d3f6800 Sit back and…

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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

Nelson Mandela

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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."

Lisa Avery

Most Recent Blog Posts

National Tutoring Programme appoints Third Space Learning to provide subsidised maths support to disadvantaged children

30 Nov 2020

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,…

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The development of handwriting skills

12 Nov 2020

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…

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Youth Climate Summit

08 Nov 2020

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…

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Education on Fire sponsor

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.

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