The Charter for Primary Education pamphlet “What is the Future for Primary Education” will be out next week.
- The new primary curriculum for England: a disaster for children’s education? By Jess Edwards
- Testing, testing: the harm of the testing regime and alternatives. By Hazel Danson
- Too much too soon: Why we need age- appropriate education, not ‘schoolification’, in early childhood. By Richard House
- Childhood and education in a competitive consumer culture. By Sue Palmer
- It doesn’t have to be this way: international perspectives. By Terry Wrigly.
Hazel Danson has been a primary school teacher for 23 years. She is the NUT Division Secretary of Kirklees and former chair of the Union’s Education and Equalities Committee. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jess Edwards is a primary school teacher and music specialist. She is coordinator of the Charter for Primary Education and joint Divisional Secretary of the Lambeth NUT. email@example.com
Richard House is an early childhood campaigner, a trained Steiner Kindergarten teacher lecturing in Early Childhood at the University of Winchester, and a chartered psychologist (BPS). Richard is founder-member of Open EYE, Early Childhood Action and the Save Childhood Movement, writes for a wide range of early years professional and academic publications, and is a memberof the UCU. firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue Palmer is a literacy specialist and author of Toxic Childhood and other books about child development in the modern world. http://www.suepalmer.co.uk
Please email orders for the pamphlet to primarycharter.yahoo.co.uk