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"


Latest Podcast Episodes

Education On Fire

112: Happy Teachers and Conscious Schools

October 21, 2019

Season 7 ‘Wellbeing’ continues on the Education on Fire Podcast. Helen Pengelly – Happy Teachers & Conscious Schools Happy Teachers was founded by Helen Pengelly in 2015. Her mission is to enable all school leaders, teachers and pupils to shine their inner light out into the world. However too many teachers are overwhelmed, stressed and…

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111: Pow Wow Academy – Health Workshops and Resources for Children

October 14, 2019
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110: Whole School Approach to LGBT+ Inclusion

October 7, 2019

Welcome to season 7 of the Education on Fire Podcast which is focusing on Wellbeing. My guest today is Shaun Dellenty who has worked in education for twenty years as a class teacher, school leader, improving schools consultant and school governor. In 2009, faced with significant homophobic bullying in his own London Primary School he…

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Learning On Fire

Social Media Networking with Tim Lewis. LF048

October 18, 2019

Tim Lewis joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life. Our guest – Tim Lewis                   Tim Lewis is a former IT manager who, after the death of his wife, decided to try and…

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What is happening for me? with Lucia Giovannini. LF047

October 11, 2019

Lucia Giovannini joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life. Our guest – Lucia Giovannini                     Lucia Giovannini is world renowned sensation, former international Italian supermodel – turned transformational speaker and author of…

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Life coach for teens and parents. LF046

October 4, 2019

Courtney Harris joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped her life. Our guest – Courtney Harris             As a Life Coach for Teens and Parents, Courtney helps young people get out of worry, isolation, and anxiety and into…

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National Association for Primary Education

Flourishing Childhood – NAPE 040

October 16, 2019

                  Rebecca Sheikh is a certified Aware Parenting Level 2 teacher, and her passion lies in helping parents find ways to discipline without the use of punishments or rewards. She taught as primary school teacher for 17 years before having her first child. She is now the…

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Stringbabies with Kay Tucker – NAPE 039

October 2, 2019

The National Association for Primary Education has a long history of supporting music and the arts. Mark Taylor host of this podcast is also a musician and music educator which makes this a very exciting episode. Stringbabies is a holistic approach to teaching bowed strings and general musicianship using a unique notation system developed by…

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Robert Morgan Editor of Primary First – NAPE 038

September 18, 2019

  Robert Morgan – Editor of Primary First and NAPE National Council. Robert has 12 years’  experience as a primary school teacher from schools in Torfaen, Southwark and Bexley. He was a mathematics, assessment and history coordinator, a teacher governor, well-being officer and an assistant headteacher. He was appointed to the University of Greenwich in 2007…

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Nelson Mandela

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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

Top 5 Teaching Tips I’ve Learned from Season 1

13 Jan 2017

1. Be interested in your pupils and know their story. 2. It’s not just what you say but how you say it! 3. Be aware of what environment are you creating. 4. Build communities both within and outside of your school. 5. Look after yourself. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 1. Even in a large class a teacher can…

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This school concert has gone viral – Kaylee Rogers

28 Dec 2016

Why is music important? Because it touches and connects people in a way that can’t be put into words. When you watch this you ‘feel’ what learning is all about.

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A voice for education and society by Peter Cansell

16 Nov 2016

We need to hear the views of real educators, those of us who have a grounding in giving children a chance to learn.

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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.