September 19, 2014 Crossfields Institute

Charlotte von Bulow, Judy Foster and Jonathan Code are visiting Hawthorne Valley Farm from September 19th to September 21st to promote the MSc Researching Holistic Approaches to Agroecology and to discuss development projects. They will also be running a workshop entitled Intention and Attention in Symposionic Conversation in collaboration  with Marc Clifton. https://hawthornevalleyassociation.org/event/intention-attention-sympsionic-conversation/ [page no…

August 11, 2014 Crossfields Institute

The MSc in Practical Skills Therapeutic Education Integrated Professional Development) is accredited by the University of the West of England, delivered by the Crossfields Institute faculty at the Ruskin Mill Trust Field Centre. The course has been developed as a collaborative venture between colleagues in the Ruskin Mill Trust and Crossfields Institute. The course was…

June 9, 2014 Crossfields Institute

Institute centre Living Well Dying Well is in the news for its pioneering work delivering training to people who are for the dying:https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/may/04/death-doulas-helping-people-face-up-to-death

April 17, 2014 Crossfields Institute

Flyer:   This is a call for papers and save-the-date alert for an Early Years and Social Pedagogy symposium organized by Alanus University of Arts and Social Sciences and the University of Applied Sciences of Mönchengladbach, in cooperation with Crossfields Institute. The event will begin at approx 5pm on the 13th June 2014, and will…

April 24, 2013 Crossfields Institute

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

July 12, 2012 Crossfields Institute

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.

June 26, 2012 Crossfields Institute

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…

November 22, 2011 Crossfields Institute

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.

October 31, 2011 Crossfields Institute

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.