Richard House will be speaking at this exciting event, discussing the future of education and the direction in which it is heading. This is certain to be a lively and informative evening.
Tag: early learning
See our Early Years series for more on this topic.
Too many assessments, far too soon for schoolchildren
Wendy Ellyatt , Founding Director of the Save Childhood Movement speaks out against the pressure placed on children to perform and meet standards at too young an age; “There is nothing wrong with seeking high educational standards and accountability, but there is surely something very wrong indeed if this comes at the cost of natural development, creativity, diversity and child well-being”.
Too many assessments, far too soon for schoolchildren, Wendy Ellyatt, The Telegraph, 12 September 2013.
Too Much, Too Soon?Early Learning and the Erosion of Childhood
In twenty-three hard-hitting chapters, leading educators, researchers, policy makers and parents advocate alternative ways ahead for slowing childhood, better policy-making and, above all, the ‘right learning at the right time’ in children’s growth — learning when they are developmentally ready.