Archive for October, 2007

Thoughts of two schools

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

One large: “I think what the public want is maximum learning.” says Alan McMurdo, head of Peterborough’s £46.4m Thomas Deacon Academy. Reported in a BBC news Article entitled: No playground for ‘super school’. and one small: “… education at that time was based almost entirely on classroom learning, which made it difficult to learn about […]

9 Needs, radio and TV

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

Two weeks ago I was privileged to be at an amazing international event on the island of Gozo where I was fortunate to spend some time in workshops with Marshall Rosenberg, the developer of Nonviolent Communication. One of the things that Marshall said that stuck in my mind — and, you know, I’ve been studying […]