Thursday , February 29 2024

education

"We don't need no education, we don't need no thought control," Pink Floyd sang. But to become functional humans, all children have to learn something, somehow.

What bloggers really don't agree on is how. There's a strong blogging community around homeschooling, but also strong defenders of state education in many countries. Other bloggers are just concerned about how to find the best private school.

In many parts of the world, meanwhile, parents and children are struggling to work out how to get any education at all. And then there's the whole debate about what children should be taught: from matters of sex to evolution, and much more…

About Natalie Bennett

Natalie blogs at Philobiblon, on books, history and all things feminist. In her public life she's the leader of the Green Party of England and Wales.

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