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QUOTE OF THE WEEK

18 April 2014

“There is no system in the world or any school in the country that is better than its teachers. Teachers are the lifeblood of the success of schools.” — Sir Ken Robinson

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EVERY CHILD NEEDS A CHAMPION

18 April 2014

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don’t like.’” A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level. Watch her TED TALK

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Schools Creating Adult Audiences

15 April 2014

Very interesting research by Ticketmaster UK into theatre going habits! The most likely group to attend a theatre performance are 16 -19 year olds! Wow. Teachers and venues have been working on this for years. Looks like it's paid off! Now we need a survey here. Read more

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Best TED Talk of 2013 - and it's about education!

25 March 2014

Sugata Mitra's Build a School in the Cloud

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Drama leads to success

25 March 2014

Why drama is vital to workplace success - offering skill development helpful throughout life and work and how standardised testing doesn't capture these abilities. Read the article iPschology Today

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