Sands artwork

A new teacher at Sands School describes his impressions.

Martin Roberts

Walk Out web site

Shikshantar, an Indian institute for rethinking education, has published a number of comments on the undesirability of relying on certification.


IDEC stands for International Democratic Education Conference. It has been happening for twelve years now, and you ought to know about it.


A translation of the charter of the Freinet movement in France


A brief introduction to the recent founded English Secondary Students' Association.

David Gribble

 

seliba Sa Boithuto web site image

Seliba Sa Boithuto provides learners with a quiet, comfortable place to learn, materials such as books, pamphlets, computers and videos, and tutors for advice and help. It offers no courses. The tutors do not teach. Instead but they encourage students to learn together when they share an interest and to learn from each other as much as possible.

David Gribble

Summerhill School web site

A former Summerhill houseparent, writes about his impressions of the school.

Matthew Appleton


When Maria, who had been home-educated in Austria and Turkey, was considering a career, she took a placement in a school.

Maria Kopta

Book cover

Semco is a business in Brazil where everyone decides what work to do, when to do it and how much to be paid. Now they have started a school.

 


Have you ever wondered what it is really like at Eton? Some of the privileges are described here.

David Gribble

Room 13 web site image

Room 13 is a pupil-run studio in a primary school in Scotland. It has exhibited at Tate Modern, but it is remarkable for much more than its art.

 

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Bonaventure – an Alternative School in France

Michael Gerard

 


Extracts from a correspondence that first appeared on the IDEC listserve.

Kratza web site image

(Children's rights fighters)

Krätzä is a group of people in Berlin who are concerned about children's rights, and are working for fundamental changes in society.

Tamariki boys hut

Pat Edwards, of Tamariki School in Christchurch, New Zealand, describes one particular kind of learning outside the classroom.

Pat Edwards

Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School

David Gribble visited the Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School, Chicago.

Book cover

This article is an extract from Jürg Jegge's book Dummheit ist lernbar (Stupidity is learnable).

Jürg Jegge