Ian Mikardo High School

In the Tower Hamlets, one of the poorest boroughs of London, an unorthodox school offers extraordinary guidance for the most difficult students. No uniforms, no rules, no physical restraint, no bars, no isolation rooms, no detentions, no punishments.

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There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: one is roots, the other is wings.

– William Holding Carter

Head of Barrowford school in Lancashire writes unusual letter

The head of a primary school in Lancashire, Rachel Tomlinson, sent a tender and unusual letter to pupils following their exam results. The letter stated that the school staff was concerned that these tests do not always assess all of what it that make each of them special and unique

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Massive Online Open Courses (MOOC’s) are open access courses for a large audience. Thousands of learners can participate at each of the courses.Students from Argentinia to Zimbabwe, from Japan to Cananda, can follow the classes by professors of the best universities in the world. The scale of a MOOC however, requires university professors to fundamentally adapt their approach.

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Doing is the best kind of thinking

We need to work differently, to give creativity a chance.

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