The problem with “child-centered” education

From “Child-Centered Learning Has Let My Pupils Down” by Matthew Hunter,┬áStandpoint Magazine Nowadays, child-centred learning is an article of faith in the state sector. Whenever I question it at work I am met with bemusement at best, but usually righteous anger. Its principles pervade everything a new teacher hears about “best practice”: avoid chalk-and-talk; don’t … Continue reading The problem with “child-centered” education