Saturday, April 04, 2015

More from Denmark: Democracy in Education

Democratic schools place particular emphasis on children's right to self-determination. Like the famous Summerhill School in Britain, they promote anti-authoritarian educational methods which some consider controversial. Still, democratic schools say their brand of free schooling doesn't mean children aren't getting a good education. Here pupils of all ages learn together and what they study is centered on each child's own interests. The school children decide for themselves what, when and how they wish to learn... (source: youtube)
-- Watch Imagine a School....Summerhill

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