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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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400: Hacking School Discipline Together with Jeffrey Benson

June 17, 2024

Jeffrey Benson has four decades of experience as a teacher, mentor, and administrator. His work and publications focus on conflict resolution, restorative discipline, learning theory, trauma, inclusive classes, and staff and leadership development. He coaches principals, teachers, provides workshops, and facilitates school-change teams. He supports schools to be more successful with more students, rooted in…

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399: Musical Storyland for CBeebies and BBC Teach with Jennifer Redmond

June 10, 2024

Jennifer Redmond – Producer, Digital and Learning at BBC Philharmonic Jennifer Redmond has worked in the broadcasting industry for over 20 years, across many different BBC brands and content areas including BBC Radios 3 and 4, Blue Peter, Entertainment and Factual, specialising in interactive content and audio production.  Jen is currently a Producer for the…

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398: The Path to Equity: Inclusion in the Kingdom of Liberal Arts with Dr. Bill Coplin

June 3, 2024

Dr. Bill Coplin is an award-winning professor and founder of the undergraduate Policy Studies major at the top ranked Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. As a social innovator, Coplin is committed to transforming high school and college education into a well-rounded experience that promotes professional skill development for real-world application.…

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Most Recent Blog Posts

Primary to Secondary Transition CPD

18 May 2022

I have been delighted to host a series of CPD events for National Association for Primary Education this academic year. The latest is focused on transition to secondary school. I hope it is supportive for you. (FREE course)

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How education and businesses can work together to support learning

27 Apr 2022

Is it time to find a way to bring together the wealth of businesses and expertise of educators to support real life learning for children? This is a recent conversation from our Education on Fire community.  

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The Role of Podcasts in Education Marketing

04 Apr 2022

The Role of Podcasts in Education Marketing BETT 2022 EdTech Talks   I was very kindly asked by ViewSonic to take part in their BETT Show EdTech Talks 2022 discussing podcasting in education. The recording is available for you to watch here. Listen to my Education on Fire podcast interview with Peter Claxton – Ep…

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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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