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

Here you will find 3 podcasts that will support you to help achieve this goal.

Sharing creative and inspiring learning on our schools

The most important learning and educational moments that shaped the lives of people living on their terms, with a sense of purpose, meaning and significance.

National Association for Primary Education

Bringing schools, teachers, family and organisations together to support a child centred vision of education.

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The National Association for Primary Education (NAPE) brings together everyone who has a concern for the learning of children from birth to 13 years.

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"

Plato

Latest Podcast Episodes

Education On Fire

120: Thank you and Merry Christmas

December 24, 2019

Thank you so much for listening during 2019. Have a very Merry Christmas and we look forward to continuing our journey in 2020.

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119: Pizzicato Lane with Rachel Hopson

December 16, 2019

We continue our Primary Music on Fire specials with a focus on nursery and early years. I chat to Rachel Hopson who is launching a new resource called Pizzicato Lane. Rachel is head of music in a Sandwell secondary school in the West Midlands and has taught music for 20 years. Her real passion is…

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118: Get 2 Learn Music with Chris Livingstone

December 9, 2019

We continue our Primary Music on Fire specials with the opportunity to learn about one of our members Chris Livingstone. We discuss the courses Chris has developed for Get 2 Learn Music and explain how you can sign up for our upcoming webinar where you can get a look inside his rhythm courses. Primary Music…

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Learning On Fire

Thank you and Merry Christmas. LF055

December 24, 2019

Thank you so much for listening during 2019. Have a very Merry Christmas and we look forward to continuing our journey in 2020.

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Leading by example with Dr. Martha D Saunders. LF054

December 13, 2019

Dr. Martha Saunders joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life. Dr. Martha Saunders is the sixth President of the University of West Florida. In her 30+ years in higher education, she has served in academic and leadership roles at universities in…

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being UNapologetic with Davide Di Giorgio. LF053

December 6, 2019

Davide Di Giorgio joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life. Davide is the number one international best-selling author of “Being UNapologetic”, a keynote and TEDx speaker, Comparanoia™ expert, and a speaking and confidence consultant for influencers and celebrities. He is a…

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National Association for Primary Education

Thank you and Merry Christmas – NAPE 043

December 24, 2019

Thank you so much for listening during 2019. Have a very Merry Christmas and we look forward to continuing our journey in 2020.

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Early Years with Wendy Scott – NAPE 042

November 28, 2019

Wendy Scott is a Froebelian early years teacher with extensive experience in the PVI sector as well as schools. Headship of a demonstration nursery school was followed by a senior lectureship at Roehampton University, where she co-ordinated the original advanced diploma in multi-professional studies.   Wendy has been an early years and primary inspector in London,…

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Handwriting with Jeremy Rowe – NAPE 041

November 13, 2019

Handwriting The National Association for Primary Education are planning new handwriting workshops for primary schools. Mark Taylor talks to Jeremy Rowe about his vast experience in education and what to expect from the handwriting workshops. Handwriting is in the National Curriculum – is it an anachronism like 12x table? – or an important skill? It could…

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Most Recent Blog Posts

Instruments from the percussion box

22 Oct 2019

In this series of videos Mark Taylor from Primary Music on Fire demonstrates how to play the percussion instruments from the percussion trolley. Mark combines his professional performing career with teaching drums, percussion instruments and whole group rhythm workshops. With 25 years experience there is something to take away for everyone.   Primary Music on…

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How to play sleigh bells

17 Oct 2019

In this series of videos Mark Taylor from Primary Music on Fire demonstrates how to play the percussion instruments from the percussion trolley. Mark combines his professional performing career with teaching drums, percussion instruments and whole group rhythm workshops. With 25 years experience there is something to take away for everyone.   Primary Music on…

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How to play the Triangle

08 Oct 2019

In this series of videos Mark Taylor from Primary Music on Fire demonstrates how to play the percussion instruments from the percussion trolley. Mark combines his professional performing career with teaching drums, percussion instruments and whole group rhythm workshops. With 25 years experience there is something to take away for everyone.   Primary Music on…

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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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