Sometimes you come across research that you just can’t ignore. While a lot of educational research can be context-dependent and difficult to generalise, just occasionally somebody pulls it all together. In his seminal book on teaching and learning in higher education, John Biggs highlights a piece of research done by Hattie (2009) into ‘what works … More High impact learning strategies
If you’re looking for a creative approach to education, then Lumiar is it. The underlying foundation of our pedagogical methodology is to promote learner autonomy and the holistic development of the child through the exploration of their passions, interests, and strengths—in a stimulating, democratic, and creative learning environment. How amazing is that? Lumiar is an … More Lumiar: creative education in action
I’m taking the family on a road trip next week. We’re going to visit a school called Lumiar near Ramsgate in Kent. It looks awesome. I first came across Lumiar through an inspirational TED talk by its founder, Ricardo Semler. Since then, I’ve lost track of the number of people that I’ve shared the link … More Is Lumiar the future of education?