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ERIC Number: EJ982146
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0963-8253
The Stone Age Didn't End Because They Ran out of Stone: Why Our Children Can't Wait Much Longer for a Functional School System
Norman, Geraldine; Moorhouse, Mark
FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, v54 n2 p285-298 2012
This article explores the reasons why transformation of the school system is urgently needed. It is suggested that the system will implode as a result of a growing dislocation between what schools need to achieve and the inadequate, if not damaging, practices forcefully promoted by increasing numbers of school leaders and politicians. Alternatively, a culture of schooling in which there is much less directed management of students' learning behaviours and far more challenge, and therefore growth, is advocated. Let us start with the child, not with the school.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom