Training for Thinking
Robert Peers introduces a new training initiative from Northumberland and the University of Newcastle: the Northumberland Teaching.
Kate Wall and Steve Higgins introduce a new tool to support talking and thinking about learning.
The Times They Are a Changing
The Government’s recent enthusiasm for creativity and independent learning provides teachers with an opportunity to enliven education. John Bangs and Richard Stainton of the NUT review the possibilities.
The Research Challenge
Mary Kellett explains how pupils can become highly effective researchers and, in doing so, strengthen their learning powers.
Teachers Need Encouragement Too!
Martin Renton describes the kind of support teachers need to risk changing the way they teach.
Taking the Right Steps
Steve Williams describes some essential components for educational change contained in the concept of Radical Encouragement.
Radical Encouragement Through Philosophy
Rupert Wegerif reports on how a first school applied philosophy to a looming problem of disaffection.
Philosophy Across Continents
Matthew Del Nuevo describes an exciting distance-learning program for Philosophy in Schools. It is based in Britain and used by children in Australia.
Making school a better place
Karin Murris describes a whole-school approach to moral decision-making.