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Episode 85: The Long Goodnight

A really stimulating four way conversation tonight as we are joined by John Lloyd and Laurie O’Donnell. John is Policy adviser for the PHSE Association, see link: http://www.pshe-association.org.uk/and has been heavily involved in developing the citizenship curriculum over many years.  See link: http://www.teachingcitizenship.org.uk/.  John brought us up to scratch (as you will hear) on latest […]

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Surely You’re Joking Mr. Gove

I Predict a Riot! Season 2 Episode 1 of Inside Learning kicks of with Matthew and Jay discussing the recent events in some ofEngland’s cities.  We ask what role education has in building community and question the governments response to the riots.   Satisfaction Guaranteed? Over 80% of university students say they are satisfied with […]

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Episode 30 -The Coltan Dilemma

Picture from Flickr by advocacy project Journalist Johan Hari challenges us to think more ethically about our consumerism, as millions die in the Democratic Republic of Congo to bring us coltan, an ingredient of all those mobile gadgets we have come to love.  We chew over the dilemmas presented by the programme on BBC Radio […]

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EPISODE 8: “Citizenship” WITH SPECIAL GUEST JOHN LLOYD

Tonight we enjoyed trying out our new ‘magazine’ style programme with some news and a themed article, which tonight was citizenship (or cities and ships?) Find out what Sci-fi writer Robert Heinlein, Aristotle and Rousseau might have in common. Our news items included a story about allowing schools to innovate around the timing of entering […]

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