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Beyond the Classroom

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Behind the simmering discontent in our schools, there lies a fundamental question about the efficacy of conventional teaching - what is the connection between learning and life?. A major pioneer in exploring this field has been Dartington Hall, which since the early 1920s has been a seedbed for experimentation in "learning by doing" that embodies a broader vision of the relationship between the individual and the community and that truly attempts to equip young people for a full life in the world. Inspired by a vision of restored wholeness, the radical experiments described in this book range from the de-schooled community of the 1920s to the pioneering work experience schemes of the 70s and 80s and from the projects for school leavers in the 60s to the College's present-day commitment to the training of artists in the community. "Beyond the Classroom" is interesting reading for anyone looking for fresh ideas and approaches to the perennial questions of education.

Condition: Apart from a crease and small tear at the top of the dust jacket this book is in As New condition.

Item details

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Kidel, Mark
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1870098196
ISBN-13:
9781870098199
Number of pages:
161
Publisher:
Green
Title:
Beyond the Classroom

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Behind the simmering discontent in our schools, there lies a fundamental question about the efficacy of conventional teaching - what is the connection between learning and life?. A major pioneer in exploring this field has been Dartington Hall, which since the early 1920s has been a seedbed for experimentation in "learning by doing" that embodies a broader vision of the relationship between the individual and the community and that truly attempts to equip young people for a full life in the world. Inspired by a vision of restored wholeness, the radical experiments described in this book range from the de-schooled community of the 1920s to the pioneering work experience schemes of the 70s and 80s and from the projects for school leavers in the 60s to the College's present-day commitment to the training of artists in the community. "Beyond the Classroom" is interesting reading for anyone looking for fresh ideas and approaches to the perennial questions of education.

Condition: Apart from a crease and small tear at the top of the dust jacket this book is in As New condition.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Kidel, Mark
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1870098196
ISBN-13:
9781870098199
Number of pages:
161
Publisher:
Green
Title:
Beyond the Classroom

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