Teachers claim children are being pushed into formal schooling too early and should have a ‘play-based’ curriculum until they are seven.
- Horrible Histories creator Terry Deary says school is a waste of time
- Study for boosting low cost private schools
- The new school detention, where kids make the rules and a prison pipeline ends
- Whats The Big Deal About Taking Children Out Of School?
- Want your child to be a success? Quit scheduling and let them play
Terry Deary says he is “poisoning the minds of children” by sneaking anarchic messages into his Horrible Histories via Horrible Histories creator Terry Deary says school is a waste of time – Telegraph.
The DFID funded Ilm Ideas Programme has launched a study on Access to Finance for Low Cost Private Schools in partnership with Pakistan Microfinance Network. via Study for boosting low cost private schools | Pakistan Today.
Forget time-outs and the chalkboard. Student-run courts are all the rage for a reason: they work via The new school detention, where kids make the rules and a prison pipeline ends | Dana Goldstein | Comment is free | theguardian.com.
Just about the worst thing a parent can do to their child is take them out of school go on vacation. At least, that’s the message being peddled by education authorities. But really, what’s the big deal? via Whats The … Continue reading
While organised play is important, it potentially neglects broader play experiences. Our growing understanding of the developmental purpose of play is challenging modern practices and perhaps misconceptions about what works best for children. Finding the key to this balance … Continue reading