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137: Life on the Front Row with Jon Vroman.

By Mark Taylor | April 24, 2020 |

Jon Vroman joins me on the Education on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life.Jon helps others be “Moment Makers”. He is married to his gorgeous and free-spirited wife Tatyana and father of two energetic and playful boys, Tiger and Ocean, and live in Austin, Texas.Jon is the…

Education on Fire Podcast 1 min trailer

By Mark Taylor | April 21, 2020 |

A one minute trailer that outlines what the Education on Fire Podcast is all about and how to listen. ‘Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire’

136: Special Education with Professor Barry Carpenter

By Mark Taylor | April 20, 2020 |

Professor Barry Carpenter has been a headteacher of three schools in the UK, a national director at the UK government’s Department for Education and was the first professor of Mental Health in Education in the UK. Barry’s due to retire this June and has had a very high-profile career in education over more than 40…

135: Conscious Learning with Janelle Christa

By Mark Taylor | April 13, 2020 |

Education comes from life experiences not just schooling. Today we share some of those lessons that have empowered our guest Janelle Christa to breathe life into “conscious entertainment” Janelle is a Hollywood coach, actress, producer, screenwriter and creator of “conscious entertainment”. Having come from a history of affairs, divorce, and family dysfunction as well as…

134: Ai Addyson-Zhang – Classroom without walls, using technology to reimagine education

By Mark Taylor | April 10, 2020 |

Who knew at the time of recording that so many children would be forced to learn online because of countries being in lockdown. However there are many people who have been advocating this for a while. A timely bonus episode as we continue to share podcasts previously released on the network as Learning on Fire.…

A new dawn for education? NAPE 047

By Mark Taylor | April 8, 2020 |

The National Association for Primary Education (NAPE) brings together everyone who has a concern for the learning of children from birth to 13 years. Members and affiliated schools work to improve education through the Early, Primary and Middle Years. We are looking to hear stories and experiences of those involved in education during the lockdown.…

133: I Love My Job, but It’s Killing Me

By Mark Taylor | April 6, 2020 |

Lesley Moffat has taught high school band for over thirty years in the Pacific Northwest. Her ensembles have performed all over the US and in Canada, including four performances at Carnegie Hall. Following decades of chronic illness and exhaustion that were the result of the stress that comes with running a band program that included…

132: World Class with Teru Clavel

By Mark Taylor | March 30, 2020 |

Teru Clavel talks to Mark Taylor about her book, World Class: One Mother’s Journey Halfway Around the Globe in Search of the Best Education for Her Children and her own educational experiences. Teru Clavel is a comparative education expert and author who has shared her insights on education and globalization on Fareed Zakaria’s GPS, The TODAY Show,…

131: Education A Manifesto for Change with Richard Gerver

By Mark Taylor | March 27, 2020 |

Richard Gerver has been described as one of the most inspirational leaders of his generation. He is an award-winning speaker, bestselling author and world-renowned thinker. Richard began his career in education, most notably as headmaster of the failing Grange Primary School. In just two years, famously transformed into one of the most acclaimed learning environments in the world.…

130: The schools are closing

By Mark Taylor | March 23, 2020 |

The schools are closing. When we come out the other side of this lockdown will education ever be the same again? What will homeschooling mean for you? What initiatives and skills can you implement during this time? What positive human traits can you demonstrate to show your children the best way support themselves during this…

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