Links to other sites
I am just saving sites I want to visit and think about when I have the time. I have no idea which might be of use or not until then so just because they are here is not to say I endorse or dont endorse them
The independent project - a student driven school within a school
Living Citizenship - a great new website by Mark Potts
Pearltrees - a social library
Action Research in Education - an article worth reading
University of the people - tuition free education and tuition on-line
ArXiv.org - hosted by Cornell University Library. Free upload and access to scientific papers
Pasi Sahlberg - Finnish education - great reading
ARCPS Action Research for Community Problem Solving
Creative Moves - Michelle's site about dance workshops and support
Community Chroniclers - a cross generation volunteering initiative with Andrew Henon
These are other sites of people I know or sites that look interesting
Mark's site - waiting for Mark to work on it
Swaroop's site - waiting for Swaroop to start work on
Governement sponsored or run sites with research summaries etc.
Experimenting with setting up another site - nothing there yet but dont want to loose the address Talents4all
These are sites that are inspiring.
Actionresearch.net is Jack Whitehead's website and has seminal work on Living Educational Theory and a wealth of resources for action research
EJOLTS, Educational Journal of Living Theories is a great new e-journal
A research methods space hosted by Sage with downloadable articles etc www.methodspace.com/page/about-us
Sharing learning stories Your Living Research Stories
Positive News - makes a nice change
The World Cafe - "Awakening and engaging collective intelligence through conversations about questions that matter".
I have added the Gesundheit Institute started by Dr Patch Adams. Although he is concerned with the medical world I think what he is saying strikes a chord in my educational world.
There is a very important review going on which educators, children and young people are invited to contribute to - this is at the Primary Review site
Stephen Heppell's site for all sorts of IT related things
Rathbone - Voluntary Youth sector organisation
Other sites which may be of some use
I have added these sites here until I have time to find another home for them.
Free journals from Emerald
NACE (National Association for Able Children in Education) - the biggest association focussing on educators and practice.
Oxford Brookes has material developed for its Excellence in Cities work.
Academia.edu to find some academics into whatever you are into
CUREE Centre for the Use of Research and Evidence in Education
EPPI-Centre Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and coordination Centre. Part of the Social Science Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London.
Practical Research for Education (PRE) also by NFER 'provides research articles written with school staff in mind and focuses on practical applications from research. It is a priced publication but each issue includes a free article to download.'
The Educational Evidence Portal (EEP) provides 'educational evidence from a range of reputable UK sources using a single search. It is designed for both professional and lay people interested in education and children's services.'
Learning and Skills Network an 'independent not-for-profit organisation committed to making a difference to education and training.' Various publications.
Dont want to loose this one but yet to explore http://www.valuebasedmanagement.net/index.html