The Aim in Education

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With over 13 years working in personal development Nicola Marshall has attained numerous skills and a genuine care for others. She is a fully trained coach, adoptive parent as well as the founder of Brave Heart Education.
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I often wonder about those in government making the decisions about our educational system. It seems that more and more we are pushing our children to breaking point in some cases. You hear of young people committing suicide because of the pressure of exams! I certainly know there’s much anxiety for our High School students […]

I am, I can, I ought, I will

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With over 13 years working in personal development Nicola Marshall has attained numerous skills and a genuine care for others. She is a fully trained coach, adoptive parent as well as the founder of Brave Heart Education.
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I am, I can, I ought, I will – a philosophy on education by Charlotte Mason that raises some interesting thoughts to consider in our British educational environment. School is supposed to be a place for learning, creativity, achievement and growth. The Third World countries are encouraged to change their fate through education and I […]

What do we want to know on Parents Evening?

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With over 13 years working in personal development Nicola Marshall has attained numerous skills and a genuine care for others. She is a fully trained coach, adoptive parent as well as the founder of Brave Heart Education.
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I’ve been to most of my children’s parents evenings in primary school but I had to miss my youngest sons one this last week so my husband went instead. This was the rant he put on Facebook as a result and I absolutely loved it – definitely agree and many people have commented too about […]

What do children want?

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With over 13 years working in personal development Nicola Marshall has attained numerous skills and a genuine care for others. She is a fully trained coach, adoptive parent as well as the founder of Brave Heart Education.
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In our educational system and in our homes rewarding (or bribing) children to behave the way we want to is rife. We dangle prizes, stickers, certificates, house points, happy points, golden time and even money (in some high schools) in front of children expecting them to dig deep within themselves and find the motivation to […]