Military Education (SIG ME)

COVERAGE:

Aims to support and promote the value and practice of education within the UK Armed Forces and the wider military community, including the Cadet Forces and CVQO. Connects to other Livery Company links with HM forces. Provides an opportunity to share learning between Military and civilian educators, at all levels, and to disseminate best practice. For more detail contact the SIG Lead.

MODE OF WORKING:

Open to Company members with a relevant interest or expertise to offer. The SIG ME invites external specialists, including members of the military education community to events. The SIG has around 20 members including Company members currently serving with HM Forces.

SIG LEAD: Professor Simon Denny    sigme@co-educators.com or  dennysj12@gmail.com

Simon is also responsible for liaison with HM Forces for the Worshipful Company of Educators.

If you are interested in joining this SIG or receiving more information about it, please contact the SIG Lead above or the SIG Co-ordinator (ahsigscoordinator@co-educators.com)

ACTIVITIES:

See Company Calendar  for activities in the current year. Upcoming events – visit to a Military base planned once current restrictions permit. Further Zoom meetings are being planned for 2021.

EXAMPLES OF PREVIOUS EVENTS :

9 September 2021 Visit to Larkhill Army Education Centre

29 July 2021 Visit to the F-35 Integrated Training Centre at RAF Marham

18 July 2019 Liveryman Professor James Crabbe presentation on /askit/ a thinking skills pedagogy. Available here.

1 April 2019 Military Education lecture, ‘The Defence Education Revolution: How the UK must lead the way’, given by Air Vice Marshall Chris Luck MBE MA MPhil RAF, Commandant Joint Services Command and Staff College and Chief Executive of the Defence Academy

Air Vice Marshall Chris Luck MBE MA MPhil RAF

16 July 2018 Launch event at University of Northampton’s Innovation Centre.