The following short monograph was written by Neil Richards, a Trustee of the 21st Century Learning Initiative in response to the publication of Tony Little’s book, An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Education. As a close associate of John Abbott, he was present at Eton when John and Tony Little first discussed cooperation, in the presence […]
Notes taken on various readings
This documentary has a most serious intent. Too often in the past education reform has been more concerned with addressing the obvious symptoms of a problem, rather than addressing the cause of the problem itself. Now in the early 21st century the present arrangements are so overlaid by layer upon layer of ‘quick fix’ solutions […]
Appreciating that home, school and community are each integral parts of a balanced education
An authoritative overview of the political changes imposed on English education in the last 30 years
Thoughts on reading “Towards a Totalitarian Education System in England” by Sir Peter Newsam.
To embrace humanity is to embrace life. To talk about life we have to first agree that life is something we want to live.
Everywhere not only education but also society as a whole needs “deschooling.”
The clearest and most succinct explanation of the dilemma facing British society and the possible role of education in providing a solution
A review of Spencer Wells, ‘Pandora’s Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilisation’
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