Tag: Democratic Education

Jun 27
Progressive Education Events Line Up

June  15th, 11am BST – How can educators prepare students for adult life? Live…

Jan 01
Play, by Sean Bellamy

The desire to play is fundamental to the human condition and is impossible…

Nov 06
Response to UNESCO’s ‘Education in a Post-Covid World’ Report

In UNESCO’s Progress Update on the Futures of Education, published in…

Oct 02
Becoming a Learner, by Sean Bellamy

When I first went up to Cambridge University, I didn’t find Europe’s…

Jun 21
Books about Self-Directed Learning and Democratic Education are like London Buses, by Derry Hannam

…None appear for ages, then they all come at once! Does this mean that we are…

Jan 28
Right to Education and the French Authoritarian Context

Three European organisations advocating human rights and freedom in education –…

Jan 13
The Student Experience of Self Managed Learning (SML): Evidence From Research

By Nicola Sankey, March 2008 (with Introduction by Dr. Graham Dawes) [At the time what…

Jan 13
‘This is the Best Thing in School’: Self Managed Learning at Uckfield Community Technology College

By Andrea Hazeldin, Deputy Principal and Head of College, Uckfield Community…

Dec 06
Another Way is Possible: Becoming a Democratic Teacher in a State School, by Derry Hannam

Transcript from Derry Hannam’s talk at the International Democratic Education…

Oct 28
Creating a Democratic Class and Curriculum, by Derry Hannam

Rather than impose my own idea of the kind of structures that the class democracy…

Oct 21
Our School Systems Are Not Working – Some Proposals For Change

This is a transcript of a speech given by Derry Hannam at the Holistic School, Taiwan…

Sep 30
OK – You’re Certified, by Derry Hannam

“OK You’re certified,” said the friendly twelve-year-old boy. Throughout 25 years of…

Jun 19
The 20% Project for Schools – A Modest Proposal, by Derry Hannam

What young people need It seems to me that the crucial commodity that young…