Education forward: a new movement for change in our schools
Would you like an education based on enjoyment, creativity, love of learning? Would you like a change from the moves towards rote learning and exam focus of recent years?
Education Forward brings together a whole range of people involved in education.
Launch: Leeds, Saturday October 14th.
Book your place here. All are welcome
Speakers include Lord Jim Knight, Mick Waters, Priya Lakhani, Valerie Hannon, Hywel Roberts, Debra Kidd, David Price, Ross McGill, Madeleine Holt,
As the site says, "join us to develop an optimistic, future-focussed movement for change in the education of all our children. Education Forward is your opportunity to listen, learn, respond and contribute to the movement for positive, optimistic future focussed learning for all."
For a taste of the ideas that are involved, here are the contents of the book (including a short chapter from me on Happy Schools):
Education Forward: The Urgent Case For Change
David Price: Introduction
Guy Claxton: Bringing Schools To Life
Mark Stevenson: The Scrap Heap Challenge
Valerie Hannon: What Is It For?
Making a Difference: Parents, Pedagogy, Knowledge and Intellectualism
Mick Waters: Moving The Curriculum Forward
Hywel Roberts & Debra Kidd: Awakening Adventure/Liberating Imagination
Ross Morrison McGill: The Socially Connected Teacher
Claudia Barwell No Parent Left Behind
Making It Count: Examinations, Evidence and Outcomes
David Price: Question: Does It Count?
Liz Robinson: Leaders Owning What Matters
Madeleine HoltMore Than A Score
John Rees: Wellbeing And School Improvement
Making It Happen: Politics, Progress and a Peaceful World
Henry Stewart: Happy Schools = Successful Students
Jim Knight: The Future: Individualised Learning
Neil Roskilly: Working Together Is Success
David Jackson: School Leadership Without Fear
Debra Kidd: Pedagogy, Peace And Power