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George Monbiot on Schools

“Children learn best when teaching aligns with their natural exuberance, energy and curiosity. So why are they dragooned into rows and made to sit still while they are stuffed with facts?”

George Monbiot critiques the perverse ways of the modern schooling system – with its crushing rules and boredom that seem to be training our children for long defunct jobs from the industrial era – and compares it to alternative possible models of education which allow children to exercise their natural love of learning, joy at experimentation and limitless creativity.


In an age of robots, schools are teaching our children to be redundant (The Guardian, 15 Feb 2017)

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