||EDNA : Education Network Australia offer information related to
education in Australia as well as forums to discuss issues ... but
more importantly for this exercise they offer a number of different
education-related newsletters, some weekly and some monthly on a range
of subjects ... 'What's New', 'Early Childhood', News & Views',
'For Schoiols' and 'Media Releases' .... CLICK
||ASCD : The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development have a regular newsletter, go to the link at the bottom of their page to subscribe or CLICK HERE .. "recommended" for USA initiatives
Ofsted Direct is a termly online newsletter for schools.
Ofsted Direct includes all the latest UK information about the new arrangements for school inspections, plus helpful tips and advice direct to your desktop.
As well as the Future of Inspection news, it will bring you essential reading on Ofsted's report findings, best practice case studies and tips on how to get the most out of new initiatives. CLICK HERE
||National Public Radio .... not only webpages of current education information ... but audio files of radio broadcasts related to education topics.
NPR is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming.
||Subscribing to Educational Podcasts is one way of both keeping up-to-date and also contribute to your CPD .. Continuing Professional Development. CLICK HERE to access a list of Educational Podcasts to listen to on your computer, mp3 player or iPod.
|Teacher TV (UK)
|| You can now have Teachers' TV News (UK) delivered direct to your desktop or iPod by subscribing to the free podcast service.
"Edutopia" is a weekly Internet radio talk show from The George Lucas Educational Foundation, hosted by GLEF Executive Director Milton Chen. The one-hour talk show features key educators and students, as well as business, government, and community leaders, discussing educational innovation. It broadcasts each Thursday at 12:00 PM PT (3:00 PM ET) on Voiceamerica.com.
This is USA-Education System related with topics such as "Federal Education Policy " and "Federal Education Technology Policy " but there are general issues covered such as "The Future of Technology and Education", "School-To-Career" and "Innovative School Design".
So close the blinds, open up the speakers, close your eyes, relax - and listen to an interesting discussion.
The programmes are archived at http://glef.org/radioarchive.html
Google News Alert
Google have a News Alert facility to which you can register for news on a specific subject and then you will be notified of new items on that theme - Google News Alerts are sent by email when news articles appear online that match the topics you specify .... register at http://www.google.com/newsalerts
You can put any key education words, e.g. dyslexia, ESL, schools, curriculum etc.
You can de-register any time if you think it is becoming too much!
One of the easiest ways of keeping up-to-date is to find a group of people (online) with similar interests and bounce ideas off them ... and share experiences and news. To find out more about listservs go to www.shambles.net/pages/staff/ListMail/ or you might like to start your own ... see the free online options at www.shambles.net/pages/learning/ict/listservs/
sites with 'education-related' updating or subscription opportunities:
Education News | BBC
News Online Education | BBC
Online Education Scotland |
Northern Ireland-Education Online | BBC
Wales Education | DfES
Publications / Spectrum |
(USA Edu News Blog) |
Education Webzine | Keeping-Up
Webpage | OFSTED
(UK) email Updates |
Expat Telegraph | The
Guardian Education Unlimited | The
Independent - Education Section |
| The Telegraph
Principals Partnership (USA) |
| The Times Higher
Education Supplement Internet Service | QCA
(UK) email Updates |
Today Education Online | Yahoo
Education News |
If you wish to "keep-up-to-date" on other topics, (not just professional) then you might like to visit "Keep Ahead" at http://www.keepahead.com/ where you can join one or more of many lists designed to specifically help you.
Subjects range from sports, health, fashion to business to 'a better job', hobbies ... even "Education on the Internet"