A blog for students on the FDLT and BALT courses at the University of Northampton

at Leicester and UN

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June 3, 2020
by Jean
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How can we work for a better world?

As you keep up to date with the news you will no doubt be considering how we in education can work for a more fair and equal society. In classrooms using children’s literature as the basis for conversations is a … Continue reading

May 7, 2020
by Jean
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Take part in the Urban Tree festival!

Save Our Street Trees is delighted to be taking part in the first-ever virtual Urban Tree Festival – to celebrate our beautiful urban trees. Between May 16 and 24, Save Our Street Trees – Northampton will be asking people to … Continue reading

September 23, 2019
by Jean
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National Poetry Day coming soon.

On Thursday 3rd October it is National Poetry Day in the UK. There are lots of resources here to support you in doing something at school. You can see them here.               There are … Continue reading

September 2, 2019
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What to bring along to the first week

Today you will receive an email from Abbie Deeming, the course leader. You will probably be thinking about the first day and what to bring. Here is a reminder: You must bring: 2 forms of ID for enrolment You can … Continue reading