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Ep 130: Six of the Best!

Well, here we are at the end of 2013 and it has been a good, if short year for Inside Learning. The education stories have been plentiful between Michael Gove’s continued dominance of the English scene and the constant dominance of the Curriculum for Excellence agenda North of the Tweed! Steve and I have continued […]

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Episode 94: The first ship out?

Matthew and I enjoy the chat so much we get more verbose than intended, but all good stuff, honest!  And the Douglas Adam’s analogy works really well! This week’s talk includes: Charlotte Higgins in the Guardian: Arts leaders voice deep concerns over lack of cultural subjects in Ebacc http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2012/nov/02/arts-leaders-concerns-ebacc-schools Project Zero: http://www.pz.harvard.edu/ Graduates ‘facing tougher […]

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Episode 82: Apres Tigger

Catch up literacy programme for Primary school children discussed: http://www.education.gov.uk/inthenews/inthenews/a00211482/%C2%A310m-literacy-catch-up-programme-for-disadvantaged-pupils- Glow – IT Excellence group set up to review, Matthew is excited by the stellar, innovative line-up in this group.  Some of whom have appeared on this podcast  http://www.engageforeducation.org/2012/07/glow-schools-it-excellence-group-set-up/ We do a slight Gove detour around O levels and exam boards, enough said. A thumbs […]

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Episode 64 – Sweet Sole Music

  Steve, Matthew and Jay are reunited this week to discuss Sugata Mitra’s book ‘Beyond the Hole in the Wall’ in which he discusses the use of Self Organising Learning Environments (SOLES).  Jay has used some of the techniques in school after watching the inspiring TED talk by Professor Mitra and the book is always […]

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