Sunday, 31 January 2016

EF Podcast No. 43: The Modern Trivium

The latest Education Forum podcast is available for download now. Martin Robinson, teacher and author, explains why schools need a modern trivium. Click on the triangle below to listen, or click here to download.

Monday, 19 October 2015

Education Forum Podcast No. 42: Should schools teach "British values"?


The latest Education Forum podcast is available for download now. Listen to the recent Battle of Ideas debate. Jane Sandeman chairs: John David Blake, history practitioner, Harris Federation; Rania Hafez, senior lecturer, Education and Community Studies, University of Greenwich; Toby Marshall, FE lecturer in social theory; Abdul Rehman-Malik, journalist and programmes manager, Radical Middle Way. Click on the triangle below to listen, or click here to download.



William Dyce Neptune Resigning the Empire of the Sea to Britannia (1846-7)



Saturday, 10 October 2015

EF Podcast No. 41: What do new teachers need to know?

The latest Education Forum podcast is available for download now. Dr Peter Kent (ASCL immediate past president), Leila MacTavish (head of initial teacher education, Future Training, Future Academies), Angela McFarlane (chief executive and registrar, College of Teachers), Carolyn Robson (Vice-Chair, Teaching School Council) and Dr Alex Standish (senior lecturer in Geography Education, University College London) explore this issue. Click on the triangle below to listen, or click here to download.
William Blake's Age Teaching Youth (c.1785–90)

Sunday, 27 September 2015

Education Forum Podcast No 40: Is teaching to the test cheating?

The latest Education Forum podcast is available for download now. Education Forum member Kevin Rooney asks: is teaching to the test cheating? Click on the triangle below to listen, or click here to download.

Sunday, 20 September 2015

EF Podcast No. 39: Are the thought leaders right about education?


The latest Education Forum podcast is available for download now. A variety of Education Forum participants offer three minute presentations on the subject: are the thought leaders right about education? Listen to Alka Sehgal-Cuthbert, Toby Marshall, Gareth Sturdy, Michael Young, Chris Muller, Mark Taylor and Kevin Rooney. Click on the triangle below to listen, or click here to download.

Saturday, 4 July 2015

Education Forum Podcast No. 38: Education or Emile?

The latest Education Forum podcast is available for download now. Education forum member Professor Dennis Hayes asks if we need to choose between 'Education or Emile? Click on the triangle below to listen, or click here to download. 
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Sunday, 8 March 2015

EF Podcast No. 37: how useful is evidence in education?

The latest Education Forum podcast is available for download now. Kevin Rooney, Deputy Head of 6th Form at Bushey School and Education Forum member explores the debate over evidence based education. Click on the triangle below to listen, or click here to download