THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

Our Little Metal Friends Some of the biggest challenges faced within the education sector have been how to motivate the disengaged child, inspire teamwork in the autistic pupil and teach critical thinking in those with ADD and other special educational needs....
THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION

Are we Nearly There Yet? In order to understand what the future of Learning will look like, we must first revisit the beginnings of formal education to spark a major shift in thinking.  As we saw in the first of our ‘Origins of Education’ blog: From Emperors to Kings,...
The Why and How of Home Education in the UK

The Why and How of Home Education in the UK

Choosing to educate a child from home is a big decision, one made by thousands of parents in the UK each year. There are an estimated 58,000 children currently being home schooled in the UK. Some more home-schooling statistics can be found in the infographic...
THE ORIGINS OF EDUCATION

THE ORIGINS OF EDUCATION

20th Century Breakthrough In 1931, the Hadow Report published a series of recommendations which considered the differences in levels of intelligence among individual children.  Special schools for children with severe educational challenges were proposed, while...
The Joy and Benefits of Outdoor Play

The Joy and Benefits of Outdoor Play

It is well documented that many children are not provided with the opportunities for outdoor play, discovery and learning. The Guardian reported in 2016 that 75% of children spent less time outdoors each day than the average prisoner (less than an hour per day). We...