Psychologist Voices

Click on the links below to read some of our interviews with psychologists to find out why progressive education is important to them and how education could be reimagined for the 21st century.

1. Dr Pam Jarvis – Chartered Psychologist, Researcher and Author

“Teaching and learning should be a mixture of information provision and working through the ideas, discovering how things ‘work’, not programming children with information and using memorisation techniques to make sure that they can regurgitate it for fixed question assessments.”

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2. Dr Naomi Fisher – Clinical Psychologist

“Children don’t have to be forced to learn.  Look at any young child, full of curiosity and enthusiasm.  They don’t have to lose that as they grow.  They can continue to learn in the same way, right through their childhood.”

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