The book will inspire teachers and head teachers seeking to make their practice more genuinely educational. The authors capture the current opinion that primary schools can begin to reclaim some of their autonomy, be innovative and become more creative.
Based on wide ranging research, the book sets out to revive the creative alternative to
the rigid and impoverished learning experienced by too many primary school children.
- Trace the origins and history of the child-centred tradition
- Set out its fundamental beliefs and values
- Explore its place in education today
This book is for teachers, school governors, local authority officers, undergraduate and postgraduate teacher training, and professional development courses.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 290 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 9 mm
'The book is brief, accessible, and inspiring. The authors' vision for educating children fully takes into consideration the experiences that children have with contemporary technology and media while also maintaining basic principles of children's development' - Choice Magazine
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