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Child-Centred Education
And Its Critics



September 1993 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
'I recommend John Darling's book to everyone interested in education today' - Times Educational Supplement, Scotland

'It represents an important contribution to the study of curriculum at a time when that study is being seriously eroded, and is especially to be welcomed because that contribution seeks to keep alive the progressive alternative' - Early Years

'The book has much to offer. It is written with clarity and style, and in a language that is immediately accessible' - Education Today and Tomorrow

'Child-Centred Education is undoubtedly a well-researched and equally well-written book in addition to affording a rich source of references' - British Journal of Educational StudiesThis book traces the development of child-centred education and examines objections levelled at it by philosophers and politicians.The author challenges the widespread view that philosophers have shown child-centred educational theory to be incoherent.

 
Child-Centred Education
 
Rousseau Revisited
 
Footnotes to Rousseau
 
Gathering Support
 
Child-Centred Education Arrives
 
Philosophy and R S Peters
 
The Philosophers’ Critique
 
The Power of Peters
 
The Black Paper Years
 
The Curriculum and the Profession

'I recommend John Darling's book to everyone interested in education today' - Times Educational Supplement, Scotland

'It represents an important contribution to the study of curriculum at a time when that study is being seriously eroded, and is especially to be welcomed because that contribution seeks to keep alive the progressive alternative' - Early Years

'The book has much to offer. It is written with clarity and style, and in a language that is immediately accessible' - Education Today and Tomorrow

'Child-Centred Education is undoubtedly a well-researched and equally well-written book in addition to affording a rich source of references' - British Journal of Educational Studies

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ISBN: 9781853962257
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