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Edited By: Michael Hand

Online ISSN: 2048-416X

Associated Title(s): Journal of Philosophy of Education

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Written by leading general philosophers and philosophers of education, IMPACT pamphlets bring philosophical perspectives to bear on current education policy in the UK. They are addressed directly to policy-makers, politicians and practitioners, though will be of interest also to researchers and students working on education policy.

All IMPACT pamphlets are available to download free from the Wiley Online Library.

The latest pamphlet is How ought war to be remembered in schools? by David Aldridge.

IMPACT is an initiative of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain.


IMPACT 21, How Ought War To Be Remembered in Schools?, was launched on 6 November 2014 at the UCL Institute of Education. The speakers at the launch seminar were:

• David Aldridge, author of How Ought War To Be Remembered in Schools?
• Jerome Freeman, director of the First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme
• Lindsey German, convenor of the Stop the War Coalition
• Matthew Rhodes, director of strategy at British Future
• Prof Michael Hand, editor of IMPACT (Chair)

IMPACT 20, "To Read or Not To Read," was launched with a seminar on 29 January 2014 at the Institute of Education, University of London. The speakers were:

~Dr Andrew Davis, author of "To Read or Not To Read"
~Professor Sir Tim Brighouse, former Commissioner for London Schools
~Nansi Ellis, Head of Education Policy and Research at ATL
~Dr Bethan Marshall, Chair of the National Association for the Teaching of English
~Professor Michael Hand, Editor of IMPACT (Chair)