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Looking at the similarities between Alien and Outland

Ridley Scott's Alien came out in 1979. Two years later, Peter Hyman's film Outland was released, starring Sean Connery and Peter Boyle. At the time, I remember being struck by the similar vibe shared by the two films. This video explores some of these and asks: "Does Outland take place within the Alien universe?" — Read the rest
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Head, hand and heart

Photo from Pxhere I can't speak for anyone else, but my own personal learning is most enriched when I'm in conversations with others. Whether it is sat during a break in a conference schedule; over a few drinks in the evening with a couple of colleagues; in breakout sessions; or simply sat discussing ideas across a social media channel; all of these can be rich veins of new thinking for me. I suspect it's the same for many others.I recently read a thought provoking article in the RSA jour...
Tags: School, Education, Knowledge, Skills, Curriculum, Schools, eLearning, Emotional Intelligence, Peter Hyman, Hyman, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, Royal Society of Arts, Stratford East London, Head Hand And Heart, School 21

Not your bog-standard headteacher: ex-Blair aide on the joys of the job

Peter Hyman used to write speeches for Labour. Then he went off and started his own school and now spends his time ignoring government initiativesStriding purposefully and talking at 100mph, Peter Hyman leads me round School 21, opened in 2012 in one of London’s most deprived areas, a stone’s throw from the Olympic Park and Stratford International railway station. He shows me extraordinarily lifelike clay models of leading figures from the cold war, such as Stalin, Gorbachev, Thatcher and Reagan...
Tags: School, London, Education, Reagan, Teaching, Schools, Secondary Schools, Olympic Park, Blair, Peter Hyman

Let’s stick together: Labour’s first-termers share their hopes and fears for 2016

Two weeks ago, former Labour strategist Peter Hyman wrote a devastating critique of the party, warning of a crisis that could split it in two. Here we ask 10 new MPs about the key issues facing Jeremy Corbyn – and how he might resolve them Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Labour, Jeremy Corbyn, Stephen Kinnock, Peter Hyman

Calls for Labour to split are indulgent when the priority is to engage voters | Marc Stears

Last week, New Labour luminary Peter Hyman suggested that the Labour party might divide. Here, Ed Miliband’s former speechwriter argues that all factions need to find a way to close the gap between people and power The Observer view on Jeremy Corbyn’s first 100 days‘The trouble with Ed is that he is just too miserable.” So a senior member of the shadow cabinet once said to me. It wasn’t a judgment on how the former Labour leader was dealing with defeat. It was said before the general election ha...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Labour, Ed Miliband, Ed, Miliband, Jeremy Corbyn, New Labour, Peter Hyman, Marc Stears

Podemos: how Europe’s political centre is being eaten by the radical left and nationalist right

As the success of Spain’s upstart anti-austerity party shakes the country’s two-party system, the most likely outcome for ailing social democrats is a fusion with liberal conservatives This has been a year when social democracy has had to confront existential demons. Sunday night’s surge by Podemos in Spain, to 20%, is just the latest challenge from the radical, populist and nationalist left that saw the SNP beat Labour in Scotland, and the far-left force its way into coalition in Portugal. Trad...
Tags: Europe, Politics, France, Scotland, Spain, UK News, World news, Britain, Labour, SNP, Ukip, Poland, Podemos, Jeremy Corbyn, Blair, Peter Hyman