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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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225: Get the Teaching Job You Want with Tanya Bunting

October 18, 2021

Tanya’s book “Get the Teaching Job You Want”, was a labour of love and written with you in mind. It takes you on a special journey where you experience every step of the application and interview process through stories that entertain and teach you what to do, as well as what not to, successfully write a winning application and shine as you tread the boards on your interview stage.

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224: 6 Online CPD events from NAPE 2021/2022

October 11, 2021

Following the success of the online event ‘Towards a Balanced and Broadly Based Curriculum‘ in March 2021, the National Association for Primary Education have planned 6 new online CPD events for the new academic year.5 starting points for Primary Music 18th October 2021 (booking now)Special Education NeedsEdTechEYFSMental Health/WellbeingClimate & Ocean PlasticFind out more information at…

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223: Accent Music School with Delwyn McKenzie

October 4, 2021

Delwyn has taken her wealth of experience and created an online piano course called Headstart Piano. It is all about giving you and your child the best chance to succeed with music.
Step-by-step video lessons and practice sessions give a practical and personal approach. Though not required it also comes with extensive supervisor notes to help you reinforce each lesson.

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Most Recent Blog Posts

Online Children’s Book Festival – June 26th and 27th 2021

14 Jun 2021

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…

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Teach Active to launch the UK’s largest active learning day

07 Jun 2021

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…

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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 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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