Schooling and the sacredness of the playful.

Hogan, Padraig (1990) Schooling and the sacredness of the playful. Oideas, 36 (Geimhreadh). pp. 5-20.

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The following essay is an invitation to all who are interested in the quality of schooling in Ireland to recognise the cultural strengths which still distinguish that schooling, to acknowledge the real causes of the strains which yearly grow more serious for pupils, teachers and parents alike, to learn from the policy mistakes of our neighbours and to consider anew the deeper, or more enduring, sources of improvement in teaching quality.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Progressivism; Jacques Barzun; John Dewey; Hans-Georg Gadamer; Educational; Managerial; Political
Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Education
Item ID: 1112
Depositing User: Dr. Padraig Hogan,
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2008 13:17
Journal or Publication Title: Oideas
Publisher: Department of Education and Science
Refereed: Yes

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