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Alternative approaches to education : a guide for parents and teachers

Author: Fiona Carnie
Publisher: London ; New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2003.
Series: ASAA women in Asia series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is designed to give parents and teachers information on the alternative education options available in the UK. It covers three main areas: Outside the state system; Doing it yourself; and Alternatives within the state system." "The values, philosophies and methods of each alternative are described, along with the first-hand experiences of children, teachers and parents. There are answers to common  Read more...
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Carnie, Fiona.
Alternative approaches to education.
London ; New York : RoutledgeFalmer, 2003
(DLC) 2002031735
(OCoLC)50422967
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Carnie
ISBN: 0203299191 9780203299197 0203164229 9780203164228 0203258363 9780203258361 9786610106431 6610106436
OCLC Number: 53167433
Description: 1 online resource (x, 197 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. Alternative approaches to education --
1. Education --
what for? --
2. Small alternative schools --
3. Steiner Waldorf education --
4. Montessori education --
5. Democratic schools --
6. Other philosophies, other schools --
pt. 2. Doing it yourself --
7. Setting up a small school or learning centre --
8. Home-based education --
9. Flexible schooling --
pt. 3. Alternative approaches in the state system --
10. State schools: alternative ways of working --
11. Small is beautiful: lessons form America --
12. Parents as change agents.
Series Title: ASAA women in Asia series.
Responsibility: Fiona Carnie.
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