Skip to content

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

Latest Podcast Episodes

265: THINK Global School with Russell Cailey

July 4, 2022

THINK Global School’s rigorous Changemaker Curriculum combines travel with project-based learning, making for a one-of-a-kind education that nurtures all areas of teenage development.Russell is one of the principals of THINK Global School (TGS) and was voted one of the top 100 Global Visionaries in Education (GFEL, 2021). TGS is the world’s first travelling high school,…

Read More

264: How to use symbols to improve learning with Sue White from Widgit

June 30, 2022

Sue White is a senior educational specialist at Widgit. A qualified primary teacher, Sue’s passion for building children’s vocabulary came after teaching a child with specific learning difficulties. Sue could see that the child’s behaviour in class was borne from a frustration of not being able to fully participate in lessons. Determined to help, Sue…

Read More

263: Protect Our Future from the 1851 Trust with Lyndsey-Lee Dunwoody

June 27, 2022

The climate crisis is the big agenda for young people Many feel anxious and are unclear how they can contribute to solutions. They’re turning to their teachers to help them navigate this. Protect Our Future provides science-based learning resources to equip 11–16-year-olds with knowledge and understanding that goes beyond the headlines. By sharing engaging activities,…

Read More

New to the show?

Are you a teacher who feels overwhelmed and doesn't have enough hours in the day? Do you want support, ideas and strategies to help?

Download my FREE 4 point F.I.R.E guide and take the first steps to discovering a new way.

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

Nelson Mandela

Are you looking for a speaker at your event or a guest on your podcast?

Mark has been featured on:

 

"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

Teach Active to launch the UK’s largest active learning day

07 Jun 2021

As part of the Youth Sport Trust’s National School Sport Week (19-25th June 2021), Teach Active is set to host the largest active learning day for schools on Wednesday 23rd June. Jon Smedley from Teach Active was my guest on episode 182 of the Education on Fire podcast . On this day, English and maths lessons in primary schools around…

Read More

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…

Read More

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,…

Read More

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.

Scroll To Top