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Do you want your children to be happy, creative, and inspired - to have an inner belief they can achieve anything?

The education system is broken and many young people are disillusioned with school. However it is still an important part of our children's future. So how do we support them to be creative, inspired and passionate about learning so they can fulfil their potential?

School is important because you need qualifications to access higher education and jobs. BUT it is only part of the learning tapestry.

Latest Podcast Episodes

169: Make the Grade with Dr. Steven Greene

October 26, 2020

Dr Steven Greene – the Success Doctor – is a life long educator, best selling author of “Maximum Education”, host of the mAke the grAde podcast, and online success community facilitator.His mission and focus are simple: to provide actions so his students can maximize their education.In 1997, he founded mAke the grAde Academic Services, which…

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168: Pandemic Pods

October 19, 2020

I discuss pandemic pods and how they can support you during this current Coronavirus outbreak. Pandemic pods can take a number of forms, including: Parents swapping care for each other’s children, most likely rotating the children between houses, with less of a specific focus on learning (perhaps for younger children) Hiring an online tutor to…

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167: Standout Movement with John Walsh

October 12, 2020

John Walsh is a best-selling author, speaker, coach, mentor and business advisor with a passion for helping students, young professionals, new executives and emerging businesses accelerate their potential and rise from “just starting” to standing out. As the President and CEO of StandoutX, LLC, he and his team work with other experts around the world…

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

Nelson Mandela

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"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."

Lisa Avery

Most Recent Blog Posts

How to play recorder for beginners

04 May 2020

Inside the Primary Music on Fire membership we have videos and resources to help you teach the basics of music and beginner instrumental lessons.  To help you at this time we wanted to release our recorder workshop which contains:  – Introduction to the instrument – Introduction to rhythm & pulse – Introduction to pitch –…

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119 countries have Education on Fire podcast listeners

29 Apr 2020

Thank you to every listener of the Education on Fire podcast

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FREE music resources from Primary Music on Fire

18 Apr 2020

We offer some FREE music resources and chat about things we have learnt from teaching music online. www.educationonfire.com/recorder-free/   Emily’s music group for younger children www.facebook.com/mfenorthampton

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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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