Daily Archives: June 11, 2016
Some argue that parents should have ultimate authority regarding their children’s educations, on the grounds that parents are more trustworthy, and in a more legitimate position of authority, than any government officials could be. Critics of this notion argue that it is not a parent’s right to control the educational fate of their children, and furthermore that the intolerant religious traditions of some could serve to undermine a reasonably democratic multicultural society. A definition for starters: Education is the wise, hopeful and respectful cultivation of learning undertaken in the belief that all should have the chance to share in life. In the ‘formal tradition’ problems often occur where people are treated as objects to be worked on or ‘moulded’ rather than as participants and creators i.e. where education slips into ‘schooling’.
Norm spoke eloquently about CPE1’s victory in getting rid of an abusive principal, MORE, the problems with getting out …Read More