National Association for Primary Education

National Association for Primary Education

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The Idea of Freedom - NAPE 045
Feb 18 • 18 min
Welcome to National Association for Primary Education podcast. On todays show you will hear a chapter from our book Christian Schiller - In His Own Words’, read by Peter Cansell - NAPE Information Officer
The Social Growth of Young Children - NAPE 044
Feb 4 • 31 min
Welcome to National Association for Primary Education podcast. On todays show you will hear the latest news including our new YouTube Channel and a chapter from our book Christian Schiller - In His Own Words’, read by Peter Cansell - NAPE Information…
Thank you and Merry Christmas - NAPE 043
Dec 24, 2019 • 0 min
Thank you so much for listening during 2019. Have a very Merry Christmas and we look forward to continuing our journey in 2020.
Early Years with Wendy Scott - NAPE 042
Nov 28, 2019 • 25 min
Wendy Scott is a Froebelian early years teacher with extensive experience in the PVI sector as well as schools. Headship of a demonstration nursery school was followed by a senior lectureship at Roehampton University, where she co-ordinated the original…
Handwriting with Jeremy Rowe - NAPE 041
Nov 12, 2019 • 35 min
Handwriting The National Association for Primary Education are planning new handwriting workshops for primary schools. Mark Taylor talks to Jeremy Rowe about his vast experience in education and what to expect from the handwriting workshops. Handwriting…
Flourishing Childhood – NAPE 040
Oct 15, 2019 • 34 min
Rebecca Sheikh is a certified Aware Parenting Level 2 teacher, and her passion lies in helping parents find ways to discipline without the use of punishments or rewards. She taught as primary school teacher for 17 years before having her first child. She…
Stringbabies with Kay Tucker – NAPE 039
Oct 1, 2019 • 50 min
The National Association for Primary Education has a long history of supporting music and the arts. Mark Taylor host of this podcast is also a musician and music educator which makes this a very exciting episode. Stringbabies is a holistic approach to…
Robert Morgan Editor of Primary First – NAPE 038
Sep 17, 2019 • 29 min
We continue our series of ‘meet the national council’ with Robert Morgan - Editor of Primary First Robert has 12 years’ experience as a primary school teacher from schools in Torfaen, Southwark and Bexley. He was a mathematics, assessment and history…
Welcome to the new year 2019/20 – NAPE 037
Sep 4, 2019 • 9 min
The National Association for Primary Education launches the NAPE podcast for the new academic year. We talk about some of the highlights from our first 36 episodes and give a few insights into what is coming next. If you are new to NAPE here is some…
School Hygiene Essentials Initiative – NAPE 036
Jul 30, 2019 • 10 min
On the podcast this week I talk to Peter Cansell - NAPE Information Officer about how they are working with Essity to try and improve hygiene standards in school toilets. Last year Essity founded and launched the School Hygiene Essentials Initiative which…
Festival of Voices 2019 – NAPE 035
Jul 24, 2019 • 25 min
As a non-political charity the National Association for Primary Education (NAPE) does some incredible work to support children live their best lives from birth to 13. Nothing epitomises this more than their Festival of Voices concert series that has been…
More Than A Score – NAPE 034
Jul 16, 2019 • 13 min
Mark Taylor talks to NAPE Information Officer Peter Cansell about their support for More Than A Score, a growing coalition of parents, teachers, heads and education experts, working together to call for change in the government’s over-testing regime.…
Humanities 20:20 discussion – NAPE 033
Jul 10, 2019 • 57 min
Mark Taylor from the Education Fire Podcast Network joins Dr. Tony Eaude and Professor Simon Catling in a conversation about their new project - Humanities 20:20 Join them in their campaign to restore the humanities – History, Geography, RE and…
Kellogg’s support for breakfast clubs – NAPE 032
Jul 2, 2019 • 7 min
National Association for Primary Education has been working with Kellogg’s to help adjudicate their Breakfast Club Awards which are presented to the winners at the Houses of Parliament. This award is in addition to the ‘Support for Breakfast Clubs’ grant…
Zulu Nation Day at Buckland CE Primary – NAPE 031
Jun 27, 2019 • 7 min
We had the privilege of visiting Buckland Church of England Primary School to hear all about their Zulu Nation Day. You can listen to Headteacher Louise Warren and 6 pupils explain all about this wonderful experience entitled: The Mighty Zulu Nation…
Music resource discount for NAPE members – NAPE 030
Jun 12, 2019 • 5 min
National Association for Primary Education are the sponsor of the Education on Fire Podcast Network and Primary Music on Fire Membership site. To support you in providing music in your school you will receive a 50% discount as a NAPE member. Full details…
Humanities 2020 – NAPE 029
Jun 5, 2019 • 3 min
National Association for Primary Education are pleased to support Humanities 2020. Join us in our campaign to restore the humanities – History, Geography, RE and Citizenship to their rightful place in the primary curriculum. We believe the humanities play…
Starting secondary school – NAPE 028
May 30, 2019 • 3 min
One of the biggest concerns for Year 6 children now that SATs are out of the way is moving on to their next school. They will have often found themselves treated as responsible members of their current school, Leaders in many different areas, but for many…
Website relaunch – NAPE 027
May 21, 2019 • 7 min
THE WAY WE WORK FOR PRIMARY EDUCATION The National Association for Primary Education (NAPE) brings together everyone who has a concern for the learning of children from birth to 13 years. Members and affiliated schools work to improve education through…
Robert Young General Secretary – NAPE 026
May 14, 2019 • 42 min
In the latest episode of ‘Meet the National Council’ I interview Robert Young General Secretary and Interim Chair of National Association for Primary Education. Robert has been active in NAPE since 1986 when NAPE SE London was established as a university…
Reading for Pleasure with Prof. Teresa Cremin – NAPE 025
May 7, 2019 • 59 min
National Association for Primary Education in collaboration with the School of Education, Oxford Brookes University, present the Annual Schiller Lecture READING FOR PLEASURE: developing readers for life Prof. TERESA CREMIN The lecture will explore the…
Education A Manifesto for Change with Richard Gerver – NAPE 024
Apr 30, 2019 • 58 min
Richard Gerver has been described as one of the most inspirational leaders of his generation. He is an award-winning speaker, bestselling author and world-renowned thinker. Richard began his career in education, most notably as headmaster of the failing…
Take a break – NAPE 023
Apr 10, 2019 • 3 min
Here are the details for the Christian Schiller Lecture 2019. We are taking a 2 week break for the Easter Holidays but will be back and revitalised in the summer term. Remember to subscribe to the podcast on your favourite app or platform and to keep up…
4th Ultimate Wellbeing in Education Conference – NAPE 022
Apr 6, 2019 • 12 min
NAPE was recently invited to the 4th Ultimate Wellbeing in Education Conference in London. Robert Young - General Secretary/Interim Chair and Mark Taylor attended. In this episode Mark discusses his thoughts about the event and also provides an update on…
Tower of London – NAPE 021
Mar 26, 2019 • 11 min
Following my interview with Lucie Parkes – Formal Learning Manager at Historic Royal Palaces (episode NAPE 011), I was invited to shadow a school visit around the Tower of London. It was such a delight to see one of their education projects in action and…
Oxfordshire Headteachers’ Conference – NAPE 020
Mar 19, 2019 • 13 min
The National Association for Primary Education had an exhibitors stand at the Oxfordshire Headteachers’ Conference. I got the chance to speak to a few other charities at the event and hear some wonderful speakers including Layla Moran MP and Baroness…
Annual Schiller Lecture 2019 – NAPE 019
Mar 12, 2019 • 5 min
National Association for Primary Education in collaboration with the School of Education, Oxford Brookes University, present the Annual Schiller Lecture. TERESA CREMIN - READING FOR PLEASURE: developing readers for life. The lecture will explore the…
Christian Schiller in his own words – NAPE 018
Mar 5, 2019 • 1 min
An extract from a lecture ‘On the Curriculum’ 28th January 1958 The National Association for Primary Education present an annual lecture with a guest speaker who creates their talk inspired by the work of Christian Schiller. This episode is read by Mark…
pi-top: inspiring a generation of makers – NAPE 017
Feb 27, 2019 • 29 min
Today Mark interviews NAPE member Stuart Swann about pi-top. The pi-top Learning Framework has been designed by experienced teachers to offer a more effective way to situate, support and contextualise learning than traditional instructionist methods. The…
Events and opportunities – NAPE 016
Feb 19, 2019 • 7 min
Thanks for listening to our podcast from National Association for Primary Education. Here are the events, opportunities and details you need to keep up to date and get involved. Full details at www.EducationOnFire.com/events-and-opportunities-nape-016
Meet the council with Mike Aylen – NAPE 015
Feb 12, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode I talk to Mike Aylen about his experience with NAPE and the influence the organisation has had in regards to changing education policy in the UK. Below are some pictures of the events Mike talked about including the Dunblane Flame,…
How to get involved with the show – NAPE 014
Feb 5, 2019 • 4 min
If you have experienced something wonderful this week in relation to a child’s learning then please let me know. I am looking to share a weekly ray of sunshine for us all to enjoy that reminds us of why we are here supporting a child centred vision of…
Executive Committee Member & Podcast Producer Mark Taylor – NAPE 013
Jan 29, 2019 • 9 min
You will have heard Mark many times on the podcast as he has discussed NAPE and interviewed guests, but today he talks about his life. * A professional musician * A music educator * A creator/producer/host of the Education on Fire Podcast Network The…
The Assessment of attainment of young children – NAPE 012
Jan 22, 2019 • 8 min
Ministry of Education discussion paper 1946 The National Association for Primary Education present an annual lecture with a guest speaker who creates their talk inspired by the work of Christian Schiller. This episode is read by Peter Cansell from the…
Learning at Historic Royal Palaces – NAPE 011
Jan 15, 2019 • 21 min
Historic Royal Palaces is an independent charity that provides high quality cultural learning experiences for schools. At HRP our aim is to make the stories of our palaces relevant, accessible and enjoyable for all. We offer a programme of sessions across…
European project on developing independent learning – NAPE 010
Jan 9, 2019 • 24 min
Steve Davies is the executive Headteacher of the Sheerness West Federation of schools on the Isle of Sheppey, Kent. Steve has taken the lead in a new European project on developing independent learning - partnering with Dutch, Polish, Lithuanian and…
Thank you and Happy Holidays – NAPE 009
Dec 21, 2018 • 1 min
Thank you for a wonderful 2018 and I can’t wait to share more creative and inspiring learning with you in 2019.
The Rosemary Evans Bequest Award winner Tara Paxman – NAPE 008
Dec 18, 2018 • 15 min
Tara Paxman was the first recipient of The Rosemary Evans Bequest Award given by The National Association for Primary Education. Now in her 3rd year as a teacher Tara talks to Mark Taylor about why she applied and the positive effects it has had on her…
Founding Member John Coe – NAPE 007
Dec 11, 2018 • 43 min
Mark Taylor talks to founding NAPE member John Coe about his educational experiences, views and involvement with the National Association for Primary Education since 1980. Full details at www.EducationOnFire.com/founding-member-john-coe-nape-007
What are the criteria of a good junior school? – NAPE 006
Dec 4, 2018 • 3 min
A Report to the Junior School Sub Panel - Ministry of Education - 17th May 1946. The National Association for Primary Education present an annual lecture with a guest speaker who creates their talk inspired by the work of Christian Schiller. This episode…
Information Officer Peter Cansell – NAPE 005
Nov 27, 2018 • 10 min
Today on the NAPE podcast we get some background on Information Officer - Peter Cansell. Peter talks to Mark about his school experience, how he became a teacher and then a headteacher. His route was less than traditional and these experiences have shaped…
An introduction to National Association for Primary Education – NAPE 004
Nov 20, 2018 • 25 min
THE WAY WE WORK FOR PRIMARY EDUCATION The National Association for Primary Education (NAPE) brings together everyone who has a concern for the learning of children from birth to 13 years. Members and affiliated schools work to improve education through…
Create Education 3D Printing – NAPE 003
Nov 13, 2018 • 26 min
Create Education invited Peter Cansell and Mark Taylor from the National Association for Primary Education to the TCT Show held at The National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK to discuss how 3D printing is inspiring children in schools. Full details…
When I was a small boy – NAPE 002
Nov 6, 2018 • 4 min
When I was a small boy - A letter from Christian Schiller to L.G.Marsh The National Association for Primary Education present an annual lecture with a guest speaker who creates their talk inspired by the work of Christian Schiller. This episode is read by…
What is education? – NAPE 001
Oct 31, 2018 • 48 min
What is education and how does it fit within todays school system? I chat to Dr. Tony Eaude about his 2018 lecture ‘Re-humanising primary education – placing trust in teachers, learning from the legacy of Christian Schiller’ The National Association for…
Launch Show – NAPE 000
Oct 14, 2018 • 6 min
Hello and welcome to the first National Association for Primary Education podcast. Who are NAPE? Our aim is to achieve a higher priority for the education of children from birth to 13. High quality learning in the early years of life is vitally important…