Monthly Archives: July 2013

Teachers Media Plus

Throughout August we have set up trial staff access to Teachers Media Plus, the online CPD service built on the content originally produced for the Teachers TV channel. As many of you probably know, the Teachers TV material has appeared … Continue reading

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Curriculum Project MACOS: Man A Course of Study

We are indebted to Mr. Barry D. Varley-Tipton for his generous donation of the MACOS (Man:  A Course of Study) curriculum project materials. Man:  A Course of Study (commonly referred to by the acronym MACOS or M.A.C.O.S) was the brainchild … Continue reading

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Hooked on The National Archives at Kew

I have just come back from a week at Kew where I have immersed myself in the historical collections at The National Archives (TNA).  I was one of fifteen (MA and PhD students) fortunate enough to be accepted on the … Continue reading

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Nostalgia at Emerald Street: Historical Textbooks & Grenfell Collections

Rozz Evans (Collection Development Services Librarian and Chief-Food-Supplier) and myself (Research Support & Special Collections Librarian and Chief–Biscuits-Supplier) were joined at Emerald Street on June 26th by three former senior staff of the IOE: Stephen Pickles, the ex-Head of the … Continue reading

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How to grow hyacinths

I’m cataloguing the collection of the Pre-school Playgroups Association at the moment. I found this document among some discussing preparations for a conference to take place in 1981. I love the detail provided and found the thought of the branch … Continue reading

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Fun in the sun

Written by our guest blogger Beverley It’s the summer and you may be thinking of relaxing with a good book! Have you thought of looking at what’s available in the Library’s Literature Collection? There are light hearted as well as … Continue reading

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New archive catalogue available online

As I’ve been working my way through the institutional archive I came across some personal papers of Dr F Hilliard. At some point the records were catalogued as part of the IOE’s own archive collection but it was recently decided … Continue reading

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