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Dare To Be Different

Coming to the end of a run of conferences, it’s been interesting to check out current trends. How quickly it comes to pass, that the attempt to find a new way…..when presenting, eschewing the podium in favour of wandering around … Continue reading

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Beautiful Belgrade

I’m very proud to have been invited by the British Council in Serbia to speak at the ‘New Technologies in Education 2016’ conference in Belgrade this weekend. It’s my first visit to the country, but I have heard nothing but … Continue reading

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Lovely Lithuania

Lucky me! I’m in Lithuania again for the beginning of November.    Vilnius is such a beautiful and historic city, filled with lovely people and great food. On this occasion, I’m giving a couple of presentations and running several training … Continue reading

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EU Presidency Conference, “Cultural and Creative Crossovers” Latvia 2015

There are now You Tube clips available of some really fascinating presentations that took place at this conference March 11th and 12th 2015. Nikky’s talk, ‘The Creativity Connection’ is here at about 50:50: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGLykExSkg0

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Dreaming The Digital Age

So lucky me! I’m still in the beautiful city of Riga, and am speaking at the International Education Forum, “Schools in the Digital Age” as part of ‘radi!2015’. Once again, I give here a list of links to the researches … Continue reading

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The Creativity Connection

I’m absolutely thrilled to be in Riga at the invitation of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of European Union, and to be speaking at the International Conference, “Cultural and Creative Crossovers”. For anyone who would like to have a … Continue reading

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Growing the Future

Based on Nikky Smedley’s seminar given at Bett 2015, Excel London this January – a version of this piece originally appeared in ‘Teach Secondary’ magazine. Links used in the presentation are listed at the end. “As a company to be … Continue reading

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Creative Business and the Business of Creativity

I’m so happy to be back in Estonia, holding a seminar for Loov Eesti (Creative Estonia) in Tallinn, as part of their event – “Lost in translation. How to gain from cross-sectorial cooperation?” For anyone who would like to have a … Continue reading

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Drama, Children and Chocolate: a Week in the Czech Republic

DENÍK DĚTSKÉ SCÉNY or ‘The Diary of a Children’s Scene’, if you don’t speak Czech is the literal translation of a week’s festival of children’s theatre where Michael was this year’s international guest practitioner. For six days 15 participants attended … Continue reading

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From Ideas to Reality

I have realised (I know that many have already realised this) that London is an entirely different country to the rest of England.  It has it’s own culture, own style of infrastructure and its own economy.  Why has this suddenly … Continue reading

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