PRESS RELEASE: Sugata Mitra ponders the future of schools and teachers

We need to re-evaluate what schools are for. That’s the message from Sugata Mitra in the latest podcast from Pivotal Education‘s award-winning series, released today. According to Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University, ‘Schools are meant to produce happy, healthy, productive people.  Are they actually doing that?’  He charges schools with the responsibility …
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The Pivotal Podcast needs children’s voices

The Pivotal Podcast is looking for volunteers to collect some recordings from children and young people to appear in an episode of the podcast. We want to give air time to the voices that are often least heard. Can you help? We are looking for opinions on behaviour from children who have a strong opinion. It …
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Tweak or Transform?

Some schools and colleges just want to tweak behaviour management practice, while others really need a complete transformation in the culture of behaviour management.  You can now book Pivotal Packages to suit the level of input you require. Lift! Training: Tweak classroom management practice. Remind staff of key behaviour management strategies and skills. Refocus on …
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Pivotal Education Australia

The Pivotal Curriculum for Behaviour Instructor Training courses will be available in Australia from late 2016. We are very excited to report that Pivotal Education is now working with the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).  A member of the Pivotal team is relocating to Sydney and will be working from the ACER office there …
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More Online Training from Pivotal Education

You may already know about our new programme – the Pivotal Curriculum for Behaviour and Safety. It can be delivered by in-house Licensed Instructors that are trained on intensive two day courses by Paul Dix and the senior team. We are pleased to announce that all five units of the Pivotal Curriculum for Behaviour and …
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Pivotal Pocketbook ebooks now available!

We are thrilled and excited to announce that we have a series of ebooks now available to purchase. The Pivotal Pocketbooks are based on episodes of the popular Pivotal Podcast. There are currently 4 titles available as individual pocketbooks, or you can purchase them as a bundle for a lower price. They are very reasonable! …
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A BIG Win for Pivotal!

We have some fantastic news to share with you today as Pivotal have been awarded a contract to train all the teachers in Caerphilly in South Wales. That’s 90 schools, 38 training sessions, 3900 delegates…Wow! We are going to be busy over the next 24 months. We are thrilled to have been chosen to lead …
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Pivotal works with students too!

Did you know that Pivotal trainers work with students as well as staff? Take 5 minutes just to look at the information about Pivotal’s Student Workshops. We create workshops that suit your objectives and are designed to fit your desired outcomes. But to give you a few popular ideas… we can: Train prefects to do …
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