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March in ITM

This month we lead with two stories from the Land of the Long White Cloud. Roz O’Shea sees in New Zealand’s Health Education (“Finding hauora”), a holistic model for promoting wellbeing, while Keryn West’s exuberant piece about collaborative art (“What we love to do”) shows just what can be achieved with the right “Big Idea” , enthusiasm and sheer hard work! 

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Peter Hudson

ECIS Administrators Conference, April 10 – 12, 2015

Creativity and Listening, Brussels 2015.

Peter Hudson joined Andy and Jan Homden as part of the Consilium delegation attending the ECIS administrators conference at the Crowne Plaza, Brussels in April. The theme of the Conference, Catalysing Creativity was a theme picked up in a pre-conference article by Andy who looked at the kind of conditions which might enhance creative talent across the curriculum in a 21st Century school.

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Prakash Nair and Andy Homden

Building Future Learning Spaces, Dubai, March 2015

Exploring the future of school architecture

Building-Future-Learning-Spaces-TextLogoConsilium Education CEO, Andy Homden chaired Informa’s Building Future Learning Spaces conference held at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Dubai from March 23rd – 25th. Prakash Nair president of architects Fielding Nair International set the tone for the conference with an exhilarating address in which he challenged delegates to rethink their approach to the design of learning spaces in school. His plea was for flexibility in the use of space, which needed to open a child’s horizons rather than limit them with  the traditional “box and corridor” design.

 

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