March 31, 2020

How to escape education’s death valley.

Sir Ken Robinson's Ted Talk from 2013 but still very relevant. Click through..
March 31, 2020

Montessori education could reduce the advantage gap between rich and poor, but it’s only available to the rich.

This subject is close to my heart, one of the reasons I wanted to start this blog. Our current system, I think many will agree needs updating and there a lot that can be learned from some of the alternative school systems listed on this blog under ‘Ways to Educate’. Read more..
March 31, 2020

Prepare our kids for life not for standardised testing.

Great Ted talk from Ted Dintersmith. Teach your kids important life skills, what would your list of important life skills look like? Click on..
March 31, 2020

Summerhill – Democratic School

I used to beg my parents to let me go to Summerhill after seeing a documentary about it in the 80’s..