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

107: Social and Emotional Skills with Peppy Pals

September 16, 2019

Season 7 – Wellbeing Peppy Pals is the leading company within playful and digital experiences for children’s lifelong social and emotional learning (EQ/SEL). The company’s award-winning language free apps, books, movies, toys and activities are intended for children ages 2-9 years old and has proven effective for both homes and schools world-wide. Through fun and…

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106: Wellbeing – Season 7 Launch Show

September 9, 2019

Welcome to the launch show of season 7 of the Education on Fire Podcast. Today Mark shares some personal experiences of how wellbeing support procedures have helped his children in school during a crisis, but also how the drive for results has had a negative effect.   If you are new to the show here…

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105: Glimpse into Season 7

July 29, 2019

I hope you enjoyed the Primary Music Specials over the last few weeks. We are now taking a holiday siesta before our season 7 launch which will focus on wellbeing. As I mentioned in the show here are the links to the beginning of each season so far for you to look back or visit…

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Learning On Fire

Universify Education with Harry Hortyn. LF043

September 15, 2019

Harry Hortyn joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life. Our guest – Harry Hortyn             Harry Hortyn, founder of the education charity Universify and co-founder of Oxford Summer Courses. We are a charity committed to educational…

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Become a SuperLearner with Jonathan Levi. LF042

September 6, 2019

Jonathan Levi joins me on the Learning on Fire podcast and explores the most important learning and educational moments that shaped his life. Our guest – Jonathan Levi             Jonathan is a serial entrepreneur, author, and lifehacker born and raised in Silicon Valley. He’s the author of the blockbuster Become…

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Learning on Fire Siesta. LF041

July 29, 2019

On todays show Mark gives an overview of how this Learning on Fire podcast fits in the eco system of the Education on Fire Podcast Network. There are 3 podcasts and a music membership site: Learning on Fire Podcast – The most important learning and educational moments that shaped the lives of people living on their…

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National Association for Primary Education

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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Welcome to the new year 2019/20 – NAPE 037

September 4, 2019

The National Association for Primary Education launches the NAPE podcast for the new academic year. We talk about some of the highlights from our first 36 episodes and give a few insights into what is coming next.   If you are new to NAPE here is some background.             The…

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School Hygiene Essentials Initiative – NAPE 036

July 31, 2019

On the podcast this week I talk to Peter Cansell – NAPE Information Officer about how they are working with Essity to try and improve hygiene standards in school toilets.   Last year Essity founded and launched the School Hygiene Essentials Initiative which is a collaboration of hygiene, health and education experts who are working together to…

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Nelson Mandela

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Most Recent Blog Posts

Punctuation Mats

16 May 2019

Do your pupils struggle to use punctuation accurately? The accompanying activity sheets and display resources also encourage them to use perfect punctuation every time! To celebrate our English & Literacy season TeachingPacks.co.uk have generously given you the opportunity to download some of their wonderful resources for FREE. During each week of this season I will add a new…

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A Story about a Catalan school.

03 May 2019

Guest blog post by Jeremy D Rowe. This story starts in a very unlikely way: we went to a symphony concert at Barcelona’s Auditori, with the Orquestra Simfonica de Barcelona, which was to include Brahms’s 3rd Symphony and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. Before the concert started, a short video was shown about music teaching in a local…

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Instruction Writing Guide

28 Apr 2019

To celebrate our English & Literacy season TeachingPacks.co.uk have generously given you the opportunity to download some of their wonderful resources for FREE. During each week of this season I will add a new resource for you to use in your class. This week: Instruction Writing Guide A child-friendly guide to instruction writing! Show it on a large…

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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.