Staff from the Institute met the Principal and senior management from Wuhan City Vocational College, Hubei province, China and the Mayor of Gloucester on 22nd September. It was an exciting opportunity to learn more about education in China and share ideas and experiences. The meeting particularly focused on teaching in early years educators.
According to the following article on The Guardian, forcing universities to be competitive and efficient stifles their ability to what they do best: research and teach.
According to John Abbot, director of the 21st Century Learning Initiative, the reason education reforms haven’t had much effect is because they start with the wrong problem…
Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Venue: Bishops Hull House, Taunton
Cost: to be confirmed
In response to the South West Youth Parliament’s manifesto that ‘mental health services for young people and education about mental health, needs to be drastically improved’ a regional cross sector gathering is planned with the intention of demonstrating how politicians, agencies, local authorities, education institutions , youth and community groups, charities, children’s services, mental health workers, social and care services in the South West are responding.
* Conference Submissions Wanted *
Should you have experience of or be involved with mental health and feel that you can meaningfully contribute to the discussion in the South West then
we would love to hear from you.
The deadline for submissions is Wednesday
30 September 2015.
If you would like to reserve a place on the event or request more details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.