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At the Harmony in Food and Farming conference, Harmony in Education Lead and Headteacher of Ashley CofE Primary School, Richard Dunne, spoke of his clear vision for the future of education – a curriculum informed by the principles of Harmony and based upon what he calls “enquiries of... more
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'Harmony principles are about enabling a better understanding of how everything interconnects in a complex web of relationships that work in ever-changing, awe-inspiring ways.' In this section of Harmony: A new way of look at and learning about our world, you will find an overview of the Learning Enquiries around... more
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Richard Dunne is Headteacher of a UK state primary school near London which has achieved Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ status, the highest performance level, for the last seven years. Despite this, he believes that the current curriculum is failing our children, both in terms of enabling them to feel a sense... more
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When leading any project, it can be difficult to find a balance between collaborative and directive approaches, particularly where a change to established working practices is involved. This has been true in leading the development and implementation of a Harmony curriculum at Ashley Primary School. Although the... more
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