Community Blog: 16-19s

Religion in schools debate

January 15, 2008 by Amy Tolmie
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s, SEN,

Jonathon Dimbleby hosts The Big Debate on religion in schools, this wednesday 16th January, at 9pm on Teachers TV (SKY 880, Virgin TV 240, Tiscali TV 845, Freeview 88), and after that it will be available for download here. He is joined by Professor Richard Dawkins, Schools Select Committee chairman Barry Sheerman MP, and a multi-faith studio audience.

God's world

January 08, 2008 by pete baker
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s, SEN,

discover; explore; conserve; share - these are the four values of the John Muir Award. An award setup to encourage young people to discover God's beautiful creation, explore all it's wonder, conserve and protect the wildlife they find and then share their story with all who will listen. Are environmental issues connected to spiritual issues? Can the good news of Jesus and His Kingdom embrace a message about recycling and conservation? Could our schools work incorporate an eco-campaign?

Schools Review of the Year

January 02, 2008 by Amy Tolmie
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s, SEN,

A half hour downloadable video from Teacher's TV which looks at the changes that happened in the world of education in 2007.
Also a link to a clip also on Teacher's TV called 'Chasing God', a resource you may find useful.

Hope 08 Free Schools Resources

December 05, 2007 by Lee Jackson
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s, SEN,

Resources are now online, including Christmas assemblies, videos and lesson plans for free!
Hope 08 is making communication with children and young people a priority and as most young people go to school we wanted to provide you with some quality resources to help you as a visitor to your local schools.

Death of Schools Work - a response

November 29, 2007 by Amy Tolmie
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s, SEN,

This letter was published in Youthwork Magazine as a reply to Chris' original article which you will find as a pdf on the thinking section of the website. It was written by Emlyn Williams although I talked with him about it. Hope it makes you think.