An Intelligent Person's Guide to Education by Tony Little

By Tony Little

Tony Little is The Headmaster of Eton. essentially the most innovative and imaginative
people in British schooling this day he has hitherto stored a low profile. This book
accompanies a 3 half tv sequence to be screened on BBC 2 yet differs from it
significantly.

There is a difficulty within the British schooling procedure. yr on yr GCSE and a degree pupils
post higher examination effects, with extra scholars attaining most sensible grades. but business
leaders and employers whinge bitterly that our colleges aren't generating humans healthy for
purpose. What we've turn into is a kingdom `Over schooled and less than educated`.
Far from being locked in an ivory tower, a bastion of privilege, Mr Little has used his time
as a instructor and headmaster to become familiar with basic questions concerning
education. He desires to produce humans healthy to paintings within the glossy global. How do children
absorb details? what sort of humans does society want? what's schooling for? Not
only is the writer one of many nice reforming headmasters of our time yet he has planted
Academies within the East finish of London, based a country boarding institution close to Windsor and
yet is a passionate suggest of unmarried intercourse schools.

This booklet isn't a textual content booklet for schools of schooling- it's a e-book to enlighten the
teaching occupation and simply as a lot for worried mom and dad. The booklet is just arranged
under issues equivalent to authority, expectancies, development, self-confidence, intercourse, crises and
creativity.

Tony Little thinks it's time to ask a few basic questions, and to make brave
decisions approximately how we make our faculties and our schoolchildren healthy for goal.

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Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 66, 3-11. , & Ross, S. A. (1963b). A comparative test of the status envy, social power, and secondary reinforcement theories of identificatory learning. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 67, 527-534. , & Walters, R. H. (1959). Adolescent aggression. New York: Ronald Press. Basow, S. (1995). Student evaluations of college professors: When gender matters. Journal of Educational Psychology, 87, 656-665. Bauer, P. J. (1993). Memory for gender-consistent and gender-inconsistent event sequences by twentyfive-month-old children.

A. (1963b). A comparative test of the status envy, social power, and secondary reinforcement theories of identificatory learning. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 67, 527-534. , & Walters, R. H. (1959). Adolescent aggression. New York: Ronald Press. Basow, S. (1995). Student evaluations of college professors: When gender matters. Journal of Educational Psychology, 87, 656-665. Bauer, P. J. (1993). Memory for gender-consistent and gender-inconsistent event sequences by twentyfive-month-old children.

1963a). Imitation of film-mediated aggressive models. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 66, 3-11. , & Ross, S. A. (1963b). A comparative test of the status envy, social power, and secondary reinforcement theories of identificatory learning. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 67, 527-534. , & Walters, R. H. (1959). Adolescent aggression. New York: Ronald Press. Basow, S. (1995). Student evaluations of college professors: When gender matters. Journal of Educational Psychology, 87, 656-665.

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