February 13, 2020

What is ‘Unschooling’?

The phrase ‘Unschooling’ was coined by John Holt in the 1970’s who said ‘we learn better when we are not being forced to learn’. An insightful TEDx talk by Callie Vandewiele on this subject.
February 13, 2020

England’s schools have reached crisis point, with DfE policies and Ofsted’s inspection methods the culprit

I agree that OFSTED needs to up its game and change the way that it grades schools. I have personally experienced steiner and mainstream education. Most of what is in the Steiner curriculum is not even on the radar of OFSTED they have no way of grading the benefits of that education because it cannot be compared to the mainstream curriculum.