This short monograph was written by Neil Richards, a Trustee of the 21st Century Learning Initiative in response to the publication of Tony Little’s book, An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Education.
Battling for the Soul of Education
Moving beyond school reform to educational transformation:
The findings and recommendations of 3 decades of synthesis
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Based on diverse research in cognitive and neurological science available in the mid-90s
A Research and Development Proposal submitted to The Department for Education by Education 2000 February 1993 A Project to demonstrate significant improvements in pupil performance by mobilising the full resources of the community* to support learning. *Definition: Community – a place of well defined geographic boundaries within which there is a strong sense of internal […]
This article first appeared in the appeared in the Fall, 1993 issue of American Educator, the journal of The American Federation of Teachers. We reprint it here with permission of AFT and of Professor Perkins, co-director of Project Zero at the Harvard University.
This article has exercised a great influence on the 21st Century Learning Initiative’s thinking. It originally appeared in the Winter, 1991 issue of American Educator, the journal of The American Federation of Teachers, and is reprinted here with permission.
Central to the Initiative’s thinking is the concept of cognitive apprenticeship
Capturing the interest of the Head Masters’ Conference
Confederation of British Industry (CBI) National Conference 2nd November 1987 Presentation on Education 2000 by John Abbott, Director of the Trust, and interdiction by Brian Corby, Chief Executive of The Prudential Corporation. Young people are a Nation’s most precious resource. On the quality of their education our future – our pensions if you like – […]
The official 6 page document, issued to everyone within the town, just as Education 2000’s first project was starting
Alleyne’s School Stevenage Hertfordshire SG1 3BE From The Headmaster 15th October 1981. ‘Letters to the Editor’, The Times, P. O. Box 7, 200 Grays Inn Road, London WC1K SEK. Dear Sir, Sir William van Straubenzee recently warned the new Secretary of State for Education ‘that cuts in education had not just cut […]
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