Learning lost and found

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 63 Number 2 (2021)

Learning lost and found
Patrick Yarker, pages 174-181
DOI: 10.3898/forum.2021.63.2.16

Abstract

The government’s policy of helping pupils and students ‘catch up’ with ‘lost learning’ misconceives learning, and endorses pedagogical approaches based on this misconception. Whether or not to learn lies with the learner, so teaching is more properly understood as an act of faith in people rather than of delivery to them. Such a view has implications for the restoration of formal education after the pandemic.

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Patrick Yarker (2021) Learning lost and found, FORUM, 63(2), 174-181

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