Order you copies of the new Charter for Primary Education pamphlet

The Charter for Primary Education pamphlet “What is the Future for Primary Education” will be out next week.

PrimaryCharter_pamphletThe pamphlet carries the following articles;


  • 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. h.danson@executive.nut.org.uk
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. jessedwardsnut@gmail.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. richardahouse@hotmail.com
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
Terry Wrigley is Visiting Professor at Leeds Metropolitan University and edits Improving Schools. His books include Another School Is Possible and Living on the Edge: Rethinking Poverty, Class and Schooling. http://www.changingschools.org.uk terrywrigley@gmail.com

Please email orders for the pamphlet to primarycharter.yahoo.co.uk



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