Fri 27th Jan '17 08:51
DfE have announced that the funding to enable every school in England to convert to an academy has been returned to the treasury as the project is not going forward. How this will impact academisation more generally is unclear.
Wed 12th Oct '16 07:13
Wed 11th May '16 09:43
A short piece on Adventurous Learning by beamingsimon
School Travel Organiser is a magazine for teachers. I wrote a short article on Adventurous Learning for their readership. This might be the kind of easily digestible piece that can be shared with those colleagues and managers who require a little more persuasion before stepping outside the classroom… You can download it here. https://beamingsimon.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/theory-focus-adventurous-learning-sto-winter-2015-16.pdf
Mon 4th Apr '16 10:21
Thu 31st Dec '15 12:39
Wed 14th Oct '15 07:28
Children should play near 'risky' cliffs and water to tackle obesity, MPs claim A new report recommends more 'potentially dangerous' play, including the possibility of getting lost, to tackle obesity and boost self-confidence in young peoplehttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/11928835/Children-should-play-near-risky-cliffs-and-water-to-tackle-obesity-MPs-claim.html
Thu 25th Jun '15 16:44
Final independent evaluation of Learning Away residentials published, identifying their impacts as well as what it is about the overnight stay that brings about such positive powerful outcomes for young people long after their return to school. - See more at: http://learningaway.org.uk/residentials/evidence/independent-evaluation-of-learning-away/#sthash.zXZGaoJy.dpuf
Thu 13th Nov '14 13:24
Want to take a more balanced approach to risk? Here’s the tool you have been waiting for.
Tim Gill posted on the 12th November:
"Today marks a new phase in the move to a more balanced, thoughtful approach to risk management in children's play and learning, with the launch of a short, easy-to-use assessment tool."
Wed 22nd Oct '14 14:18
Thu 2nd Oct '14 08:25