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Alternative Approaches to Education : A Guide for Teachers and Parents, Paperback / softback Book

Alternative Approaches to Education : A Guide for Teachers and Parents Paperback / softback


Alternative Approaches to Education provides parents and teachers with information and guidance on different education options in the UK and further afield.

This new and expanded edition, including additional chapters and up-to-date contact details, explains the values, philosophies and methods of a range of alternative approaches available outside and within the state system, as well as if you're 'doing it yourself'. Illustrated throughout with the first-hand experiences of children, teachers and parents, it provides lists of useful contacts, sources of further information and answers to common questions.

Together with brand new chapters on recent research and contemporary debates, and on Free Schools, it covers:Small alternative schoolsSteiner Waldorf educationDemocratic schoolsAlternatives in the state systemParents as change agentsSetting up a Small School or Learning CentreHome-based educationFlexible schoolingExploring why alternative approaches to education are needed, this accessible and informative book challenges the dominant educational orthodoxies by putting children first.

It will be of interest to teachers looking to build on their knowledge of different educational approaches in order to find new ways of working.

It is also an ideal introduction for parents deciding how best to educate their children.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages, 3 Line drawings, black and white; 16 Halftones, black and white; 19 Illustrations, black
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Moral & social purpose of education
  • ISBN: 9781138692084