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A Catalogue of Damage

A Catalogue of Damage web site imageDavid Gribble

For twenty years or more I have been visiting schools described as democratic or progressive or free or child-centred and finding a huge variety of places that seemed to me to be excellent. Some had no lessons but many rules and others had many lessons but no rules, some were governed entirely by the school meetings of students and staff and others were owned by benevolent dictators, at some the staff offered courses and at others the students decided entirely for themselves ...
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