Articles Tagged with the word ‘learning’
18 Apr 2013
A new breed of online courses offers in-depth learning for free, from anywhere in the world. Nicola Slawson tries one out and considers the effects Massive Open Online Courses will have on traditional education
18 Oct 2012
A project aiming to provide free access to the UK's best university lectures has launched
13 Jul 2012
Sophie Shen finds out how a charity is helping children and schools to transform their playgrounds into places that nurture learning and wellbeing
07 Dec 2010
Children across the UK are establishing traditional orchards within their school grounds in partnership with their local communities
01 Jun 2010
'Smart building can help to make smart kids' is the claim of US based Project Frog, who are hoping to change the face of educational buildings worldwide to create a stimulating and eco-friendly environments for school children.
31 Jul 2008
Findhorn College is hosting a Start Up Intensive workshop for entry into the Gaia University system.
17 Jun 2008
A book entitled Learning for Life: From Inspiration to Aspiration was recently launched at the Scottish Parliament, in the presence of the First Minister, Alex Salmond MSP.
31 May 2008
World Vision, recently handed over a new school and kindergarten to local officials in the Regency of Aceh, Indonesia.
12 Jun 2007
In an Invitation to Summer University 2007, the young people from the Youth School of Global Learning have sent this message to all young people in the world who are working to achieve peace.
07 Jun 2006
When organic farmer Nick Rebbeck became aware of children's lack of contact with the food chain, he worked to set up a project that would teach children about food and farming.
05 Apr 2006
The GAIA foundation is inviting everyone to participate in a new series of weekend workshops, based at their centre, based in Hampstead, London.
28 Feb 2005
Three schools have been awarded £1,000 each for best practice as part of a project called Learning Together, where schools and parents are given all the expertise and guidance they need to turn their ideas into reality.
30 Sep 2002
Learning maths through origami caught the imagination of young visitors to the Alternatives in Education in London this September
30 Jun 2002
Called the greatest Englishman of his age', the late Lord Hunt of Llanfair Waterdine gave positive impetus and direction to the lives of millions in the second half of the 20th century. Inspiring Achievement is the deliberately ambiguous title of an anthology of contributions on his life and work, to be published in October by the Foundation for Outdoor...
30 Sep 2001
The seed of Spirit of Learning was planted in Sydney in the early nineties as an individual action research project by Dawn Griggs into the nature and science of life-long learning. The idea spread to other like-minded and life-long' learners around Australia and in March 1995, it was incorporated as a non-profit association. It has now spread to the...
30 Sep 2001
The theme of the Education Now Learning Exchange was democracy in education. The presenters of papers showed that there is a lot of it about, but not, regrettably, much in England. The newly liberated countries in Africa, the Nordic states, exemplified by Denmark, the old Iron Curtain countries, even some places in South America, are changing their schooling structures...