JONK News

My interview on 'Curiosity' has just been published on the Yurt Academy website https://www.yurtacademy.com/interview-on-curiosity-with-marcelo-staricoff/

The Yurt Academy interviewed me for their latest conversation pieces on the subject of curiosity. It was a real pleasure and honour to discuss my thoughts with Bridget Rooth ...read more

Masterclasses at Coram Children's Charity | Tomorrow's Achievers

It is a great honour to be running regular Masterclasses as part of Tomorrow's Achievers, a Coram Educational Trust Initiative | https://www.tomorrowsachievers.co.uk ...read more

JONK and the YURT Academy | A Partnership Created Through Shared Values and Philosophies

It is a wonderful privilege that the JONK approach has been incorporated as a Yurt Academy Masterclass | Curious Creative Connected ...read more

JONK for Support Staff | A Collaboration with Ealing Local Authority in London

This academic year, 2019-2020, sees the launch of four JONK Courses specifically designed for support staff ...read more

JONK and the University Of Sussex

Exciting news that the Department of Education at the University of Sussex will be using the JONK ph ...read more

Start Thinking Early

Huge congratulations to all the schools that are currently introducing the Thinking Skills Starters ...read more

JONK In Print

Delighted that three JONK related books are now in the pipeline for publication during the course of ...read more

Wandsworth Annual Primary Teachers Conference

Delighted to be contributing to the Wandsworth Annual Primary Teachers Conference alongside Professo ...read more


Success Stories

JONKing at Coastal Federation was one of the best things we’ve done to inspire our children- go for it!

- Coastal Federation | Norfolk

Marcelo Staricoff is amazing and inspiring

- Teacher | Brighton

Thank you for the JONK Course, excellent course and I can’t wait to start!

- Teacher | JONK Course

Great examples, brilliant presentation

- Headteacher | JONK Course

Lovely to hear so much passion and enthusiasm with lots of excellent ideas of how to run a JONK school. Today gave me a good picture of what it can look like and how it can work for us

- Headteacher | JONK Course

Inspiring stories of how children have been transformed by the JONK approach

- Headteacher | JONK Course