Professional Development Today

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Issue 11.1

How to change our worldview as educators?

John Goekler shows how educators can shift thinking to develop a new world worldview in order to create a greener and more peaceful future. Teachers can begin with simple, non-threatening exercises that challenge the mental models of both themselves and

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Growing sustainability

Graham Handscomb places children and young people centre-stage in tackling sustainability issues and sets out the fundamental challenges this poses for professional development.

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Growing Sustainability – the professional development impera

Graham Handscomb places children and young people centre-stage in tackling sustainability issues and sets out the fundamental challenges this poses for professional development.

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Sustainable Development and Educational Futures

Paul Clarke calls for a new radical outlook in which professional educators address the four fundamental elements of sustainable development.

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Human-scale Education: Re-inventing schools to meet real nee

Satish Kumar calls educators to radically re-appraise the nature of their approach to schooling and says that small schools prepare young people best for the sustainable world of the future.

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The Carbon Dioxide Game

A fun, active outdoor game for helping teachers and students visualize how human activities enhance the natural greenhouse effect.

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The SLOW Movement

The SLOW Movement - by Carl Honore

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Watering the seeds of education

Watering the seeds of education - by Satish Kumar

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How to change our worldview as educators?

John Goekler shows how educators can shift thinking to develop a new world worldview in order to create a greener and more peaceful future.  Teachers can begin with simple, non-threatening exercises that challenge the mental models of both themselves and their students.

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How to...become more self-aware

Rick Ferguson shows that if teachers are to develop emotional intelligence in young people, they must start with themselves.

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Teaching like Every Child’s Future Matters

Rebecca Gibbs doubts that children’s environmental educational needs are being addressed adequately and argues for professional development to remedy this neglect.

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The SUSchool project

Polly Webber describes how the work of the SUSchool project at the Hebden Alternative Technology Centre helps schools move from green aspiration to full implementation.

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Professional Transformation through Creative Agents

Chris May describes how the new professional development role of Creative Agents will work with schools to enable creativity to flourish.

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Creating 21st Century CPD Leaders

Barbara Dutton describes how professional development in Warrington was transformed through the learning gained on a linked visit to Washingtion DC USA.  As a result CPD leaders have been equipped to prepare an improved future for colleagues in their schools.

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Volunteering Overseas as a development opportunity

Beavis Man argues that Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) can provide teachers with unique opportunities to develop and advance professionally.

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