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OCT
19

You don’t need to think - we know what you need to know.

You don’t need to think - we know what you need to know.

We are all familiar with the quote: “history is written by the victors”. Well, the South Korean Government has taken this one step further, by banning any history textbook that hasn’t been approved by the state (yes, it is the South part of Korea we are talking about). This blog post questions if education should really be decided by people who have little experience and insight into the full breadth and potential of schools and offers some insights on how to encourage creativity and deeper thinking in schools.

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OCT
03

5 ways VW could build trust and clean up the damaging emissions

5 ways VW could build trust and clean up the damaging emissions
VW has always known that there is a commercial benefit to developing a trustworthy and reliable brand. The motor car manufacturer has used the values of trust and dependability in its marketing for years. And it has had huge success. Then, last week, the balloon went up and all that hard work disintegrated practically overnight. The German car giant admitted cheating...
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SEP
23

Lorra Lorra Social Intelligence

Lorra Lorra Social Intelligence
This week we heard the very sad news that Cilla Black passed away. Like all Liverpudlians and everyone else in the country, I was saddened. For us Scousers Cilla is like the queen mum; a much-loved and iconic figure of the whom we are all very proud. Along with The Beatles she was one of Liverpool’s greatest exports.   An emotional...
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23

10 teacher & classroom techniques to encourage free thinking and collaboration in the classroom?

10 teacher & classroom techniques to encourage free thinking and collaboration in the classroom?
In this blog post Dave Keeling, Laughology trainer and consultant offers you his top 10 list of teacher thinking skills to create a more free thinking and collaborative environment in your classroom.   It would appear as an outsider looking in that education is quite literally going backwards. As the Conservatives cram us all into a scholastic Delorean and take us...
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23

Should you be empowered to make business decisions on your own? The Oudehaske Dutch red light experiment may provide the answer.

Should you be empowered to make business decisions on your own? The Oudehaske Dutch red light experiment may provide the answer.
For the average tourist, the Dutch village of Oudehaske wouldn’t merit a second glance. It’s a flat, unremarkable corner of Holland without the type of canals or ‘coffee shops’ that attract visitors to nearby Amsterdam. If however you happen to be a traffic management engineer, Oudehaske is your Mecca. It is to town planning what Benidorm is to fishbowl cocktails and...
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23

Is your boss doing these 10 things to make your workplace happier and healthier?

Is your boss doing these 10 things to make your workplace happier and healthier?
Last week new guidelines from health watchdog, NICE , urged employers to make sure their staff work reasonable hours and take regular breaks along with other seemingly obvious suggestions that will make workplaces happier and healthier. Whether your called a manager, team leader, head teacher or supervisor or just 'the boss', good leaders are the key to creating happier, healthier workplaces....
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SEP
23

What makes a good day at work for you? - Try these 4 techniques to make your workplace happier

What makes a good day at work for you? - Try these 4 techniques to make your workplace happier
Is it when everything goes to plan? When nobody interrupts you? When you achieve what you set out to achieve that day? If these are your criteria then you may be setting yourself up for a fall. Anyone who’s ever been to a family wedding knows that an event rarely goes exactly to plan, and that a spanner will be thrown...
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23

...giggling, sweating, smiling, singing, dancing - Juliette Yardley has never laughed so much!

...giggling, sweating, smiling, singing, dancing - Juliette Yardley has never laughed so much!
In this blog post, Juliette Yardley, Laughology consultant and, sometimes sweaty, trainer, explores how 6.30 am gym sessions with 15 other giggly, dancing ladies, can encourage a positive mind-set and offers some top tips when trying something new or getting others to do the same.   Whenever I told people I was in the gym 3 or 4 mornings a week...
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3 simple activities for happiness and teaching with a smile

3 simple activities for happiness and teaching with a smile
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Did you know it’s national smile month ? If not you can get involved simply by smiling and it’s really good for you. Smiling helps you feel better and it’s contagious. Go on I dare you to see how many smiles you get back this week simply by smiling at others. Pair up with a friend and see who gets the...
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