The Relevance of Primary Education

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 60 Number 1 (2018)

The Relevance of Primary Education
JOHN COE pages 71-76
DOI: 10.15730/forum.2018.60.1.71


This article sketches a vision of how primary education needs to be re-shaped to let schools focus more sharply on the development of children as individuals. Rapid social change requires a fundamental re-thinking of formal education and assessment. High-stakes testing must end. Greater weight must be given to the application of knowledge and skills. The parent-teacher partnership must be re-vitalised.

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JOHN COE (2018) The Relevance of Primary Education, FORUM, 60(1), 71-76.

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