Tag Archives: New video

Child of our time

This week the BBC series following twenty-five children born in 2000 reaches the point where they transfer from primary to secondary school and become teenagers. The usual interesting blend of interview and documentary, this year’s two parts are broadcast on Wednesday and Thursday (27th & 28th February) at 9pm on … Continue reading

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British Council Films

Launched this month is a digitised collection of films produced for the British Council in the 1940s. Insights to a different era, both of documentary film making, but also how we presented ourselves to the outside world. Lots of great material however … Continue reading

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BBC Northern Ireland’s Chronicle goes online

And before we go any further, let’s be clear this is the BBC NI news programme not the history/archaeology series of the same name! The Library has signed up for access to a unique collection of BBC news material allowing … Continue reading

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Campaign! Make an impact

On Tuesday 20th March a training and networking day was held at the library about Campaign! Make an impact.  The day was facilitated by Jan Pimblett, Principal Development Officer at the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) and was attended by a wide … Continue reading

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Finns and education

The announcement of a forthcoming seminar at the Institute, being presented jointly by the IOE, the Finnish Institute in London, the Finnish Embassy, and the University of Helsinki, reminded me that there is also American interest in the success of … Continue reading

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Tales in and out of school

We’ve recently added to stock two very different DVD compilations looking at young people and schooling in Britain. Featuring films from the 1950s and early 1960s by John Krish, ‘A day in the life’ takes a classic documentary view, while … Continue reading

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MOVE: Video art in schools

The library has recently acquired a major Australian DVD package produced as a collaboration between Kaldor Art Projects and the New South Wales Department of Education and Training. Twelve leading Australian artists using video were commissioned for the project, and … Continue reading

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