SML College Newsletter December 2023
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SML College Newsletter December 2023

Debunking Educational Myths: Empowering Parents for Informed Choices, article in Primary Times magazine How about a fun twist on the 'Would I Lie to You' TV programme to uncover some common myths about education. Myth 1: "School is the preferred option for children's education, and parents can... read more »

Dr Ian Cunningham, Advocate for Innovative Education, Returns from Nepal

  Dr Ian Cunningham, Chair of Governors at Self Managed Learning (SML) College in Fishersgate, has returned from an important international education conference in Nepal where he served as the keynote speaker. During this event,... read more »

SML College Newsletter October 2023

Update by Dr Ian Cunningham Appointments Luke Scott Martin was appointed as the full time Premises Supervisor at the end of July and has already been working hard over the summer on premises improvements and repairs. Jessie Beagley started as Learning Support Officer at the end of August to... read more »

In the news: Homeschooling at Risk - The Telegraph - 7th Sept 2022

The future of homeschooling and of SML College in its current format is at risk due to the potential roll out of the new Schools Bill. While we await further guidance from the new government, we are preparing documentation to support our case... read more »

Reviews & Endorsements: Self Managed Learning and the New Educational Paradigm by Ian Cunningham

This is a book everyone involved in education should read whether they be in early years,  secondary schooling or post-school education and particularly these days in university education. Too often education is not about learning but about instruction or even propaganda and not about empowering individuals to make their... read more »

Dr Ian Cunningham's new book 'Self Managed Learning and the New Educational Paradigm' out now

Dr Ian Cunningham, founder of SML college has just released his new book 'Self Managed Learning and the New Educational Paradigm'. Self Managed Learning and the New Educational Paradigm proposes revolutionary change to the educational system. The overwhelming research evidence is that the sum total... read more »

Adele Jarrett-Kerr Podcast with Dr Ian Cunningham ' "Feel Together, Think Separately". more »

The impact of COVID-19 on SML College

The following is an extract from the last chapter of ‘Self Managed Learning and the New Educational Paradigm’ by Dr Ian Cunningham. It is 29 March 2020 and we were in the early stages in England of the coronavirus or Covid-19 crisis. Schools have been closed... read more »

President’s Lecture

Last year saw the first President’s lecture given by Professor Rose Luckin of UCL Institute of Education. As a world-renowned expert on AI in education her lecture was a great success with many complimentary remarks about its value. We had hope to have a... read more »