Tag Archives: person centered learning

Teacher Chen Miller on connecting with a distressed child

Click on the link to visit Facebook, for this remarkable little film about teacher, Chen Miller. A person-centred way of engaging with distress… Chen is bang on about what works – whatever our age may be. The words in which … Continue reading

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Susan Peacock on Year 6 SATs

Powerful and distressing personal account of the harm caused by our toxic cultural obsession with an ‘evidence base’, and our drive to define value only in terms of what can be categorised and measured. Shades of Charles Dickens’ ‘Hard Times’, and Utilitarianism, … Continue reading

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Carl Rogers on educational and cultural conformity

‘If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and … Continue reading

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To Fix School, Make it Consensual – Blake Boles

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/blake-boles/to-fix-school-make-it-con_b_6158284.html Click on the link to visit Blake’s article on Huffpost – on the importance of consent, and the case for person-centred education….. Thanks to Brent Potter for putting us onto this. Here’s a link to Blake’s book:- http://www.amazon.co.uk/Art-Self-Directed-Learning-Unconventional-Education/dp/0986011959/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1416420321&sr=8-1&keywords=blake+boles+art+of+self+directed+learning Palace … Continue reading

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