The Learning Renaissance

SHS ConnectEd Conference, March 2020

I am delighted to have been approached to speak at the Surbiton High School ConnectEd Conference in March 2020. This is one of a number of interesting invitations I’ve received … Continue reading

September 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Pupils shut in isolation rooms for hours, teachers say | BBC News

Children are being held in isolation rooms for as long as six hours a day for minor infringements of behaviour policies, a teachers’ conference heard. National Education Union delegates described … Continue reading

April 21, 2019 · 1 Comment

An Open Invitation from the Learning Renaissance to Join Our International Reflective Learning Community Resource

If you represent a school or other learning establishment, you are very welcome to include a link to the Learning Renaissance on your online Continuing Professional Development (CPD) library. There … Continue reading

January 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Early Conference Notification: Changing Culture through Inclusive Environments in Schools

Just in from Kevin Hewitson – a very worthwhile experience on offer… Find out more here: Challenging Education Conference – 1st May 2019

September 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Microsoft: The Future Decoded Conference Notes

I’m a great fan of compiling notes in a visual format as it is more nuanced that typed text and more engaging for your audience. Ian Fordham from Microsoft, helpfully … Continue reading

December 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Space Summer School with ISSET

A world class opportunity for school students to join the ISSET Space Summer School in London: More details here: Mission Discovery Download their brochure here: Mission Discovery 2016.pdf  

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Coastline Film Festival – Community Film Making Celebration

I’ve been really fortunate, through my books set in North Wales, to have been involved in a community film project / oral history project which explores my home town of … Continue reading

October 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

A plea for the role of the Arts in the curriculum

The Guardian published this piece on the significance of the Arts in education. This formed a keynote speech from and Arts Council event… http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/sep/17/arts-well-rounded-questioning-lateral-thinking-people-sarah-connolly-council-funding?CMP=fb_gu

September 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Education in the Digital Era Conference | Open Education Europa

It is always gratifying to know that there are people and organisations looking to the future with a positive mindset. Such is the case in the Open Education Europa organisation, … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

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