Here are some weblinks which we at Inspired By Learning find interesting and helpful. We update these regularly.

The Croatian National Education Standard
The Croatian Standards for Education, downloadable as a PDF:

Prof Guy Claxton - The Idea of Building Learning Power
Prof Guy Claxton introduces the idea and concept of building learning power and the transformative difference that this approach to learning can make.

Interview With Arthur Costa
Influential and inspirational educationalist Arthur Costs speaks of 'learning intentions'....

TED Susan Cain - the power of introverts!
In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and shoul

Sir Harry Burns Scotland's Chief Medical Officer
Informative and inspirational lecture (1 hour 10 minutes!) by Sir Harry Burns, Scotland's Chief Medical Officer on the REAL the causes of ill-health and how to avoid it. Well worth the viewing time!

Ellen Langer and Mindfulness as a Cognitive State
Ellen Langer, a psychologist, as researched mindfulness for over 40 years. She sees mindfulness as a cognitive state, not as a form of meditation. Here she makes some big claims for the impact of being mindful!! 

Wherever you go... there you are!
In this 15 minute You Tube video Brian Johnson discusses the key ideas from Jon Kabit-Zinn’s book ‘Wherever You Go There You Are’

Mingyur Rinpoch, The Monkey Mind
Mingyur Rinpoche calls the unsettled mind, the crazy monkey mind.

The Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom
The Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom was established by the Dalai Lama and Lama Yeshe of Samye Ling Tibetan Centre (

Happiness Inspires Productivity!
In this amusing TEDX Talk, Shawn Achor argues that happiness inspires productivity

Training Our Minds Into Habits of Well-Being
And in this TED talk, Matthieu Ricard, ex- biochemist Buddhist monk, discusses how we can train our minds in habits of well-being.

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