Blogs

Project Blog: 'Our experience as a Pilot school in the Learning Through REAL Projects programme'

Sarah Wilson
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 - 6:21pm

Successful applicants to our £1million trial of 'REAL Projects' in the UK will receive bespoke support from pilot schools across the country. One of these schools is Yewlands Technology College, who have written about their experiences as a pilot school in the programme, and the benefits 'REAL Projects' offer to each school.

Check out the side bar for more information on joining the trial.

Reflections from Angela Armytage, Yewlands Technology College, Sheffield. ...

Big Picture Learning - a school for the 21st century

Site Manager
Monday, 18 November 2013 - 5:40pm

 

Founded in 1995 by educationists Elliot Washor and Dennis Littky with 50 students in Rhode Island, Big Picture now boasts 131 schools in five countries.

Driven by the statistic that a student drops out of the US education system every 12 seconds, Big Picture’s motto is ‘education is everyone’s business’....

Local Area Coordination (LAC), Western Australia

Sarah Wilson
Thursday, 7 November 2013 - 10:57am

This blog is part of our People Powered Health Series. For a quick overview, check out our short guide.

Western Australia initiated LAC in 1988 under a Labour Government. Local Area Coordinators provide personalised, flexible and responsive support to people with disabilities under the age of 65 to plan, organise, and access supports and services that enhance their local participation and contribution. LACs also work with family members, those involved in...