Our affiliate the International Foundation of Equine Assisted Learning was recently on the BBC as part of “Iraq 10 years on: the human cost” for the work they are doing with army veterans. For more information see https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21824528
We are very pleased to have been asked by Montessori St. Nicholas (MCI International) to develop two Montessori teacher training programmes (Level 3 & 4) based on the Montessori approach. For further information on Maria Montessori, her unique approach to Early Years education and training programmes please go to their website www.montessori.org.uk
Government has been pushing to get colleges to prioritise vocational training for unemployed adults. However, an Ofsted report has found that less than one in five jobseekers were successful in gaining work after taking courses at a further education (FE) centre. Read more here.
The O-level, or Ordinary Level, was introduced as part of British educational reform in the 1950’s in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, with the accompanying, and more academically rigorous, A-level (Advanced Level) also being introduced at the same time. In 1988 O-levels were replaced with GCSE exams. Education Secretary Michael Gove has now told MPs that England’s…
It seems to be an assumption these days that computers and schools go hand-in-hand. Not necessarily though, as this article in the New York times goes to show. Find out more.
As we all know mistakes are part and parcel of the learning curve. Here’s a few school flubs that might make you smile. Click here.
Promising more freedom for teachers and more choice for parents, free schools are one of the coalition government’s flagship policies. A Steiner free school, the Frome Steiner Academy, is due to open in September 2012. It will be the first in Somerset. Read more about it here.