In many of our recent posts we've been talking about reinventing education not just reforming it. We need to rethink the purpose of education in the 21st century and this video from Suli Breaks sums up our current thinking. Please watch and consider the very clear message from young people. We need change. Positive, reflective change.
Please take some time to look at these two videos.
“All Our Futures” was a key document that considered an innovative and creative approach to education in this country. Ken Robinson, its chairman, has reiterated his vision in this brilliant animation from the RSA. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U
Something to read: For Every Child Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
This book is one to share with children or to consider for yourself. With pictures from a range of well-known illustrators, there is much to see as well as giving the opportunity to explain to young people what rights they have.
This Radio Four programme is a favourite of ours. Having blogged about Goldie Hawn this year, we thought our readers may be interested in listening to the whole programme where Goldie reiterates her commitment to Mindfulness.