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132: World Class with Teru Clavel

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, CBS…

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131: Education A Manifesto for Change with Richard Gerver

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.…

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130: The schools are closing

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

Nelson Mandela

Music has always been my passion. I am a professional musician and educator. Let me show you how to give the gift of music to the pupils of your school.

 

"I would teach children music, physics & philosophy; but most of importantly music, for the patterns in music & all the arts are the keys to learning"

Plato

"Inspiring, Uplifting and Practical
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."

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Do schools kill creativity? Sir Ken Robinson TED Talk

08 Nov 2016

This is a video of a TED talk given by Sir Ken Robinson.
These ideas and others explained in his books have really inspired me to make Education On Fire a reality.

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Hackschooling makes me happy. Logan LaPlante TED Talk

07 Nov 2016

Logan LaPlante’s TED talk as a thirteen year old explains what it is to be a hacker. Watch how he explains what education and learning is for him.

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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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