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I'm Mark Taylor and I interview educators from around the world so that I can enable you to support your children to live, learn and grow to their full potential

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214: Your 3 Eyes with Dr. Megan Sweet

August 2, 2021

Dr. Megan Sweet is an author, speaker, and systems-thinker who has been in education for more than twenty-five years. Through her extensive experience leading personal and system-wide change, Megan has come to believe that when we approach our challenges from the inside-out, by building a supportive and heart-centered connection with ourselves first, we have the confidence and resilience to tackle the important work of transforming our lives and communities.

The 3 Eyes support us to see our lives, our thoughts, and our experiences more clearly.

When we use them in school, they help us to understand our context in more depth.

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213: Educational travel with Garrett & Mandi Oler

July 26, 2021

Garrett & Mandi Oler discuss how travel and enrolling their children into a bilingual school has enhanced their educational experiences, confidence and world citizenship.

Garrett & Mandi are a married couple that love to help people travel abundantly – and affordably – with their families. They cringe every time they hear parents say that travel is a luxury only for the “lucky,” and are on a mission to change that mindset.

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212: Reading, Writing and Spelling with Jane Considine

July 19, 2021

Jane Considine is an Education Consultant who energises and inspires thousands of teachers every year, helping them to transform the teaching of reading, writing and spelling in the primary education phase. Jane’s research-informed and evidence-based systems provide structures for success, enabling teachers to continually deliver outstanding results.Jane has authored two best-selling books, Hooked On Books…

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Oxfordshire Headteachers Conference 2021

23 May 2021

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…

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Education on Fire Named Best Educational Podcast 2021

23 Apr 2021

  I’m delighted to announce that Education on Fire has made the shortlist of Learning Ladders’ ‘Best Educational Podcast 2021’ awards. We were shortlisted alongside 46 other podcasts from a long list of over 100 entries, for our dedication to providing useful, actionable and credible advice to educators. The awards panel featured teachers, school leaders,…

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Towards a balanced and broadly-based curriculum

13 Mar 2021

On 8th March 2021 the National Association for Primary Education held their annual Schiller Lecture presented by Dr. Tony Eaude. Due to the pandemic this was the first time it was held virtually and the recording is available for you here. Dr. Eaude has published widely on a range of educational topics extending from pedagogy…

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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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