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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. He…

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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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129: Kids Deserve It with Todd Nesloney

March 16, 2020

Todd Nesloney is the Director of Culture and Strategic Leadership for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). He has also served as an award winning principal of a PreK-5th Grade campus of over 775 students in a rural town in Texas. He has been recognized by the White House, John C Maxwell, the…

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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"


"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

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Music lesson plan ideas for 2019/20

31 Aug 2019

Carol and Mark share some ideas of how they plan their music lessons over the year. This includes how they include teaching musical elements and how it fits within seasons and school events.

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FREE Beginner Ukulele Lesson

31 Aug 2019

In this video we recap the songs we covered in our 4 day ukulele challenge and add a new one. We also talk about our Christmas Ukulele plans!

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Music Lesson Plans 2019/20 #website

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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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