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EPISODE 28 -The Element – A Key to Well-Being?

Apologies for some dodgy sound moments over the last two episodes, we think there must be a world wide conspiracy against Skype or something, (or, perhaps we should campaign for rural communities to get better broadband access). Hopefully this won’t detract from your listening pleasure too much. In this episode Steve and Jay discuss one […]

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EPISODE 27 – Life is What Happens to Other People While you are Watching the Royal Wedding

Tonight Steve and Jay discuss events from this week in education and beyond including… The sad demise of teachers.tv which is switched off this week – follow this link before the 29th April http://www.teachers.tv/help Academies march on – does the increase in academies mean an eventual shift away from public education, are they fair? http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/apr/26/academies-lacseg-funding-bonus-schools […]

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EPISODE 22- Academia (no it’s not a nut) on academies; Professor Helen Gunter joins us to discuss the academies programme

Some sad news as Matthew tells us about the death of educator Ian Smith. Followed by a discussion on the Curriculum for Excellence (well what else could you call it?) and the pressures on curricula content and design north and south of the border.  Stimulated by article in TESS by Elizabeth Buie http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6072640 Academia (no […]

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