Alternative Approaches to Education: A Guide for Teachers and Parents

Alternative Approaches to Education: A Guide for Teachers and Parents

by Fiona Carnie

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138692084
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd (Sales)
Publication date: 05/16/2017
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Fiona Carnie is an educationalist and writer. She has three grown up children and shares her time between Bath and the Hebrides.

Table of Contents

List of figures Acknowledgements Introduction Part 1: Making the Case 1. Education – what for? 2. Recent research and contemporary debates Part 2: Alternative Approaches to Education 3. Small alternative schools 4. Steiner Waldorf education 5. Montessori education 6. Democratic schools 7. Other philosophies, other schools Part 3: Alternatives in the State System 8. State schools: alternative ways of working 9. Free schools 10. Lessons from other places 11. Parents as change agents Part 4: Doing it Yourself 12. Setting up a small school or learning centre 13. Home-based education 14. Flexible schooling Conclusion Abbreviations

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