I am doubtful whether parents want or need ‘a highly skilled, graduate-led workforce’ breathing down their necks as they change nappies and hang out in playgrounds; and in any case, early childhood is about nurture through affection, not training for ‘future life chances’.
Ministers should learn to pick on somebody their own size.
Is Early Childhood Education Oxymoronic?19 07 2011
- Date : July 19, 2011
- Tags: Authority, Learning without Schooling
- Categories : Accountability, Bullying and control, Culture, Early Childhood Issues, education, Family Values, Humor, Law & Politics, Logic, Nature-nurture, Philosophy, Play, Political Frames, Reason, School versus Education, Thinking Parents