Creative thinking and why fostering it in your child is their ticket to success

About 4 minutes to read

I run a creative arts organization for children. Many people make the, understandable, mistake that we are a “stage school” or a “performing arts academy,” and although these traditional institutions are valuable in as far as catering for a niche market of children, who are interested in the performing arts, I am much more interested…

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4 Tips to help with discipline at home or at school

About 6 minutes to read

I graduated from University in 2005 and ever since everything that I have engaged with professionally, has involved children of a Pre-Primary and Primary School age. I have taught thousands of kids, with my very first job involving the weekly teaching of 500 children across the school as a specialist teacher of the creative arts….

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5 top tips for primary school teachers: Bring Learning Alive (and make discipline easier too!)

About 6 minutes to read

Teaching is a creative profession, not a delivery system. Great teachers do pass on information, but what great teachers also do is mentor, stimulate, provoke, engage. – Sir Ken Robinson It is widely recognized in education today that children should be exposed to and engage with a variety of art forms as a tool for…

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Ask for support and give yours freely

About 2 minutes to read

Ask anyone who knows me. I am a big personality. I make sure people know that I am around. I ask questions, I contribute opinions and ideas but most of all; I ask for support. I put myself through university cent by cent, moved myself to the UK and back, dragged myself to every corner…

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