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The Joy and Benefits of Outdoor Play

The Joy and Benefits of Outdoor Play

It is well documented that many children are not provided with the opportunities for outdoor play, discovery and learning. The Guardian reported in 2016 that 75% of children spent less time outdoors each day than the average prisoner (less than an hour per day). We...

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Home Educating Children in England

Home Educating Children in England

Every parent in England has the right to home school their children if they wish to do so. Parents who home school are not required to follow the National Curriculum, but they are required to demonstrate provision of a full and rounded education for their offspring....

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THE ORIGINS OF EDUCATION

THE ORIGINS OF EDUCATION

Factory-farmed Learning In ‘The Wealth of Nations’ (1776) Adam Smith wrote in support of popular education as being essential for the labour force and to expand productivity, while others, such as the social reforming Benthamites in the 18th Century called for...

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THE ORIGINS OF EDUCATION

THE ORIGINS OF EDUCATION

From Emperors to Kings When the Romans finally conquered, built and pounded the streets of Great Britain in their Calcei boots between 43 to 410 AD, this mighty and highly organised military empire held a strong belief in the importance of education, albeit, only for...

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