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Six essential steps to take: it’s all about people

With the growing competition for students and staff, it has never been more important for a website to be noticed and read properly by the people you want to reach. Andy Homden looks at what you should be doing to give your website the edge.

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Moving. Shaking. Listening.

KINSES 2016: a global education symposium

Kinses 2016

Consilium Education is delighted to be attending Kinses 2016, where Andy Homden will be a panelist on Sunday, February 28.

The founder of the event, Sandeep Aneja, wants us to talk to each other about the emerging trends in education around the world. He is particularly focused on the growing role of the private sector and how it can apply its growing influence wisely.

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Analytical writing

October CPD at Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College

Linear assessment and independent learning

Andy Homden leads two day October  training sessions  in Birmingham

All change in the UK

IMG_2451 (640x427)There’s no shortage of change in the UK at moment. Testing at age 7 is coming back. National Curriculum Levels are gone. Modular assessment at A Level is on the way out. And, of all the government led initiatives, none is more important than the re-introduction of linear assessment at A Level.

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CultureTECHfest

Regional STEM Education event highlights cross-border tech strengths in Ireland’s North West

DSCF4088 (800x600)Consilium Education’s Andy & Jan Homden attended CultureTECHfest, a major week long IT festival and exhibition held in Derry / Londonderry in Northern Ireland during September. This growing event, which showcases the STEM subjects and their relationship with the arts, is held in a a variety of locations across the city, including the Guildhall and the newly redeveloped Ebrington Barracks site, now linked to the city side by the Peace Bridge. 

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Listening skills training at ISL

Peter Hudson at the International School of Lausanne for listening skills training.

August 19 – 21, 2015

FullSizeRender (004)Peter Hudson of Consilium Education and the Motivated Learning Trust recently spent three days at the International School of Lausanne at the start of the new school year. ISL is going through a period of growth in student numbers and is engaged in the development of a new Year Leader system in the secondary school.

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