Category Archives: Sir Ken Robinson

I am a Writer

When people ask me what I do, I stumble to explain … Well, I come from an early education background….. but now I am home with the children……I write a blog about early education and parenting and I’m trying to … Continue reading

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TEDx London 2011 The Education Revolution

I was fortunate to attend TEDx London this weekend. This event was born from issues raised in Sir Ken Robinson’s 2010 TED talk and was designed to raise the question ‘ How can we bring on the Education Revolution?’ What … Continue reading

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Who touched your life when you were a child? – Michael Morpurgo’s Richard Dimbleby Lecture

I have finally managed to watch Michael Morpurgo’s Richard Dimbleby Lecture.  How refreshing to hear someone from outside of the world of Education recognising how undervalued the Early Years profession is.  The lack of financial reward and status means that … Continue reading

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