Category Archives: Schools

Creative Schools: Revolutionizing Education from the Ground Up

Ken Robinson is one of the world’s most influential voices in education. His talk, ‘How Schools Kill Creativity’, is the most viewed in the history of TED and has been seen by millions of people all over the world. In … Continue reading

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Teaching Empathy in School

What children do not come by naturally is empathy, the ability to understand another person’s perspective and want to help them. Empathy, as it turns out, is a skill—akin to math or science or writing—that must be taught, over and … Continue reading

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From Student Engagement to Student-driven Learning

What happens when you have the courage to ask your students what engages them? A veteran educator shares 10 insights. A while back, I was asked, “What engages students?” Sure, I could respond, sharing anecdotes about what I believed to … Continue reading

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Distributed Leadership: A Review of Literature

This desk study was undertaken to provide an overview of current writing on distributed leadership. It was intended to investigate the extent to which: • there was a common understanding of the term • writing in the field covered both … Continue reading

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Distributed Leadership and its Impact on Teaching and Learning

Distributed leadership has been the subject of considerable educational research and discourse in recent years. This thesis explores how it is understood in the post primary school context, with particular reference to its impact on teaching and learning. A study … Continue reading

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Distributed Leadership: developing Theory from Practice

Hopes that the transformation of schools lies with exceptional leaders have proved both unrealistic and unsustainable. The idea of leadership as distributed across multiple people and situations has proven to be a more useful framework for understanding the realities of … Continue reading

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Escolas Experimentais abolem divisão por sala e usam Arte como Fio Condutor

A história das Escolas Experimentais, na Argentina, remonta a 1958, quando duas professoras universitárias decidiram abrir uma pequena escola baseada na avaliação de que era necessário estudar e implementar experiências alternativas de educação. Passados 58 anos de muita luta, existem … Continue reading

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Education Under Fire

UNICEF – From Syria to Sudan, from Libya to Yemen, as conflict and political violence surge across the Middle East, schools — and the children and teachers that use them — are finding themselves in the line of fire. A … Continue reading

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Schools to blame for Unmotivated Students

New research challenges the idea that motivation at school is down to the individual, and that kids either have it, or not. “When we talk of motivation, we are usually talking about something that is linked to individuals. We say, … Continue reading

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Future Classroom Lab

Created by European Schoolnet, the Future Classroom Lab (FCL) is an inspirational learning environment in Brussels, challenging visitors to rethink the role of pedagogy, technology and design in their classrooms. Through six learning zones, visitors can explore the essential elements … Continue reading

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