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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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232: International Student Coaching with Dr. Norrine Russell

December 6, 2021

Dr. Norrine Russell is the founder and owner of Russell Coaching for Students, an international student coaching practice that provides support for typical and atypical students in the areas of executive functioning, social and emotional skills, academic and study skills, and other life skills.

With twenty years of experience supporting healthy youth development and conducting parenting education, Dr. Russell has extensive knowledge of child and adolescent development, learning styles, special needs, and positive parenting philosophies.

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231: Academic Consulting with Dr. Shirag Shemmassian

November 29, 2021

Dr. Shemmassian is the Founder of Shemmassian Academic Consulting and one of the world’s foremost experts on medical school admissions, college admissions, and graduate school admissions.

For nearly 20 years, he and his team have helped thousands of students get into medical school and top colleges using his systematic and proprietary approach.

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230: MathCodes and Coaching with Kohila Sivas

November 22, 2021

Kohila Sivas is the creator of the revolutionary MathCodes Method™, a unique system designed to recover learning loss in math. Kohila blended the math hacks she discovered to demystify math and merged them with a coaching methodology that can transform any struggling student.She developed the system over 22 years working one on one with over…

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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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