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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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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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Most Recent Blog Posts

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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Free online CPD with Lyfta and British Council

15 Feb 2021

Lyfta has a limited number of free places on their highly-rated CPD course, ‘Teach Sustainable Development Goals, skills and values with Lyfta’, available for state-funded schools in England and Scotland through the British Council Connecting Classrooms programme. Lyfta is inviting teachers to a free CPD training webinar, free no-obligation access to the Lyfta platform and resources (for at least a…

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Empathy Week 22-26 February 2021

22 Jan 2021

Empathy Week is a global schools programme that uses the power of film to develop the skills of empathy, leadership and resilience in young people. In 2020, schools in 48 countries across 6 continents took part. We’re continuing to build the #EmpathyGeneration on 22-26 February 2021 by providing:  5 human films, 5 realities ️ Differentiated…

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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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