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OU on the BBC: The Educators Series 1

Updated Wednesday 27th August 2014

Join us for the series that examines the way we teach and learn, and explores the ideas of people whose influence extends from students to governments. 

When and where

Wednesday, 13th August 2014 16:00 - BBC Radio 4
Monday, 18th August 2014 00:15 - BBC Radio 4
Wednesday, 20th August 2014 16:00 - BBC Radio 4
Monday, 25th August 2014 00:15 - BBC Radio 4
Wednesday, 27th August 2014 16:00 - BBC Radio 4

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Note: This series has now ended. Why not try the Series 2 page?

About the series

Education is at the heart of the UK's national debate. While the news and political agendas discuss curriculum changes, quality, assessment and regulation, conventional views about the best way to teach are being challenged by a quiet revolution of disruptive thinking.

The Educators is an eight-part series about the way we teach and learn, and will explore the ideas of people whose influence extends from students to governments. Is there a proven model for good schools and teaching? Can potential be unlocked in any student, at any age? Do we value and measure the most important skills? And can children be the best teachers of other children?

Take a look at our Education, Childhood and Youth prospectus

Sarah Montague speaks to inspiring leaders and thinkers, to examine how their beliefs have been shaped by experience, their impact on tutors, students or parents, and the effect they're having on the future of education.

The Educators on OpenLearn

Are you interested in the day-to-day practice of teachers? Or do you want to know what it's like to be a student? To help you to explore further the subject of teaching and learning, OpenLearn has gathered together two collections of videos, podcasts, articles and free courses. 

 

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