Rebecca Jackson

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Blog Post: Slung Low are opening a Cultural Community College. Why and What?

We’ve spent a lot of time recently thinking about education. Learning. In various different forms.<p>Over the years Slung Low have taught at dozens of …

Health, climate change, animal welfare... what’s driving more people and brands to embrace a plant-based lifestyle? We investigate, and, below, four vegans explain their choice<p>Late on a Thursday afternoon in early March, just off Brick Lane in the heart of London’s nightlife hotspot Shoreditch, …

Green Living

Why nutritional psychiatry is the future of mental health treatment

A lack of essential nutrients is known to contribute to the onset of poor mental health in people suffering from anxiety and depression, bipolar …

Depression

The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right

It’s beyond strange that so many humans are clueless about how they should feed themselves. Every wild species on the planet knows how to do it; …

Nutrition

Iceland’s Population Is Staggeringly Creative. Why?

Still from "Wanderlust" directed by Encyclopedia Pictura, 2008.<br>Björk<br>"Björk" at Museum of Modern Art, New York (2015)It’s not gone unnoticed that some …

Focusing exclusively on science, maths and tech is misguided. Future workers will need the creativity that only the arts teach<p>Prince George is going to learn ballet. He will wear tights and black shoes, and join girls in pink shoes and tutus, to learn the plié, the relevé and the sauté. He will do …

Globalization

“Children need art and stories and poems and music as much as they need love and food and fresh air and play. “

Wise words from Philip Pullman, who received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2005:Children need art and stories and poems and music as much as …

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

Unpaid ‘exposure’ does not benefit musicians’ careers

The ‘world first’ live music census also reveals key challenges for venues and information about the economic value of the industry.

Career Development

Survey highlights venues’ problems with business rates and noise restrictions<p>The UK’s first live music census has found that a third of Britain’s small venues outside of London are fighting to survive in the face of high business rates and noise restrictions.<p>Of almost 200 small music venues (with a …

Live Music

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Techno

Why teaching your baby to swim is such a smart move!

Blog<p><i>Did you know that this week is National Baby Swimming Week? Now in its second year, it's a time to discover (or rediscover!) the joys and</i> …

Montessori at home: why punishment doesn’t work—but consequences do

Like many Montessorians, I’ve used open, glass cups for my son to drink out of since he was 6 months old. People sometimes ask, “Won't the glasses …

Parenting

UK’s creative industries: the under-sold growth story of our economy

More than 90% of MPs polled in a new survey agree that the UK creative industries are vitally important to the future of the UK’s economy, job …

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need | Inc.com

Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. Ticking things off looks productive, but it's an illusion: …

Time Management

A Bradford primary school wants the world to know its newfound Sats success is down to giving all children up to six hours of music a week<p>Abiha Nasir, aged nine, walks quietly into the small classroom, takes a seat, adjusts her hijab and picks up the drumsticks. A shy smile spreads across her face …

Tablets

This Amazing Tree That Shows How Languages Are Connected Will Change The Way You See Our World

Did you know that most of the different languages we speak today can actually be placed in only a couple of groups by their origin? This is what …

Language

Welcome to the ‘Royalty Black Box,’ the Music Industry’s $2.5 Billion Underground Economy

It’s an entire underground economy that nobody likes to talk about. Especially the people making billions off of it. Delve into the music industry’s …

BBC Young Musician donates money to his school to to save music teaching

BBC Young Musician of the year Sheku Kanneh-Mason - who has recently departed from Trinity Catholic School in Aspley - has left behind a legacy which …

BBC - How can 6 common gig gripes be solved?

The Best Age for Kids to Learn a Second Language

Do you dream of your son flipping between 4 different languages as you sip Prosecco overlooking an Italian sunset or dream of visiting Paris with a …

Undercutting the ageless tradition of sugaring ethical lessons with endearing animals, new research suggests human protagonists are needed to change behaviour<p>Forget the morals that millennia of children have learned from the Hare and the Tortoise and the Fox and the Crow: Aesop would have had a …

Books

What should schools put first? Discipline or creativity?

<b>What type of schools do we want? Should it be about creativity and independent thinking? Or should it be about getting the basics right and taking a tough line on discipline?</b><p>Of course, these things are not mutually exclusive. Many people would probably want both.<p>But an international study from the …

Self-Defence and the Prevention of Crime | The Crown Prosecution Service

Principle<p>This section offers guidance of general application to all offences susceptible to the defences of:<p>self defence;<br>• defence of …

Crime

SoundSwarm | Creative People and Places

<b>SOUNDSWARM is a Peterborough Presents project that</b> <b>responded to a demand for more opportunities for emerging musicians to learn about creating</b> …

Peterborough

City centre celebration for young people

A new festival for young people, by young people is set to take over Peterborough city centre.<p>Celebration of Youth Day has been organised by YMCA …

Peterborough Working Lunch 19th January 2017

The Business Show for Peterborough, with special guest Rebecca Jackson of Nucleus Agency, talking about their approach to events, funding, and plans …

Peterborough

Celebration of Youth Day Festival draws the crowds in Peterborough city centre

YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough created an exciting buzz at Saturday’s Celebration of Youth Day Festival in Peterborough city centre which saw …

Ken Stimpson students pitch their ideas to Peterborough ‘Dragons’

Impresarios of the future from a Peterborough school pitched their ideas to four ‘Dragons’ at a skills day organised by Opportunity Peterborough.<p>Five …

Security at "max capacity" after 40% drop in licence renewals

Britain is facing the prospect of a shortage of qualified event security staff following a sharp drop in the number of Security Industry Authority …