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106: Wellbeing – Season 7 Launch Show
Wellbeing 9th September 2019 • Education On Fire - Sharing creative and inspiring learning in our schools • Mark Taylor
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Welcome to the launch show of season 7 of the Education on Fire Podcast.

Today Mark shares some personal experiences of how wellbeing support procedures have helped his children in school during a crisis, but also how the drive for results has had a negative effect.


If you are new to the show here are some good starting points for other seasons.

The first 9 episodes discuss what we believe to be important in education.

009 : Season 2 Launch Show – Computing and technology

031 : What do the children think? How to be involved in season 3

040: Season 4 launch show – Music and the Arts in schools

071: Physical Education – Season 5 Launch Show

087: LitFilmFest English & Literacy Season 6 Launch


Here are the 2 recommended episodes that Mark mentioned in todays show.

003 : How to nurture aspirational, ambitious and curious learners with Janice Mardell, Headteacher of Overstone Primary School.

088: Tagtiv8 with Bryn Llewellyn

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106: Wellbeing – Season 7 Launch Show
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109: The Making of a Bully-Free School
110: Whole School Approach to LGBT+ Inclusion
111: Pow Wow Academy – Health Workshops and Resources for Children
112: Happy Teachers and Conscious Schools
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115: Wellbeing season finale
125: Empathy Week with Ed Kirwan
145: Schooling and Social Identity with Dr. Patrick Alexander
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