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Bridging the Generation Gap to Produce Peer Mentoring Programmes for Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children in Leeds

On 4 September, seven students were awarded Certificates of Attendance for their contribution to the development of a new Peer Mentoring Programme designed to help Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC) settle in to life in Leeds.

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Celebration story with a sting in the TALIS

This short blog offers reflections on three things which happened on Wednesday 19th June 2019 which were of note to me.

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Partnering with students and primary schools to raise future aspirations

The high levels of engagement from the pupils demonstrated the importance of sharing a love of learning with primary children.

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Developing Agency through Social Innovation

On the thirteenth of June the BBC report that “Nurseries in deprived areas ‘face closure over funding gap’”.

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Education advisory groups: policy formation as repertory theatre

Anyone with a passing interest in education will have noticed the increasing frequency with which advisory groups spring up.

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Story Makers Company: Working with children to make stories that matter

Which stories matter and who says that they matter?

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Graduate in two years - accelerated degrees

In August 2017, the Carnegie School of Education opened its doors to a new cohort of students on a new accelerated degree in Primary Education.

03/05/19
Leeds Beckett University School Updates
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The new 'PE with' Ebacc scheme

A positive step to support recruitment issues in priority subject areas or an insult to the profession?

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Whose knowledge, whose culture? Re-thinking theory through restorative approaches

A few years ago I was teaching a session on barriers to learning as part of a session concerning educational practice for adult students. We were using the classic motivation theory of ‘Hierarchy of Needs’ created (as I understood it) by psychologist Abraham Maslow in the 1940s.

29/04/19
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Creative Possibilities: The Foundation of Story Makers

The recent Youth Strikes 4 Climate Change by children was one of the most hopeful collaborative political acts that I have witnessed.

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