First Day of the Holiday – heaven or hell?

If you work in education, when is the first day of your summer holiday? Is the next day, whether it is the week-end or not, or is it the first day without WORK? I picked up a conversation on Twitter over the week-end between two folk who were really struggling to find equilibrium.  They both felt strange, disconnected and ‘odd’. […]

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What is the Purpose of Education?

We’re a non-partisan, location-independent organization aiming to kickstart a debate around the question: What’s the purpose of education? With a 3-year plan, a series of campaigns, and a weekly newsletter we aim to empower people to get involved and make a difference in their neighbourhood, area and country. (Purpos/ed ) This is the explanation of a new campaign that is gathering pace. If […]

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Resource Centre – Week #14

Last week really reminded me why I love the Spring – so many wonderful ideas to share the season with the children. Thank you all for your links. We had some wonderful lanterns from Melissa at the Chocolate Muffin Tree, some  felt egg cosies from Maggy at Red Ted Art and Charlene over at Adventures in MommyLand showed us some great […]

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Keeping up with Technology #1-

I follow a lot of enthralling blogs, reading really thought provoking articles. I have recently come across some posts by two writers that I really enjoy. They have been writing about similar subjects and I felt that together they made a good series. The first is by Michael Shepherd who is a headteacher in Blackpool. The original article can be seen here […]

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Resource Centre – Week #12

The re-launch of the Resource Centre last week was amazing for links to some great ideas for arts and crafts in classrooms! We had all sorts of things among them paint sprayers from Sun Hats & Wellies, paper kites from Fabmums and a great way to use colour cards from Sweet and Simple Things. One of the ideas linked ‘We’re […]

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Resource Centre – Week #11

Welcome to the NEW BIGGER Resource Centre! Over the past weeks we have had some excellent links posted to support teachers in their classrooms. We are now looking to extend this to welcome parents who do lots of activities with their children. You will not only inspire teachers that have a classroom full of children, but by simplifying crafts, you are […]

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