Failure in Education

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 51 Number 1 (2009)

Failure in Education
PETER CARPENTER, pages 35-40
DOI: 10.2304/forum.2009.51.1.35


In this article, it is argued that Kurt Hahn felt that it was important for children to experience 'failure' at times and to learn how to cope with it. If this is no longer desirable in the classroom, it ought to be possible to encourage children to be adventurous and 'take risks' in a wide range of Outward Bound activities.

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PETER CARPENTER (2009) Failure in Education, FORUM, 51(1), 35-40.

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