A human-centred school is a community of learners. This idea involves a radical reframing of what a school is. This reframing is required in order for the human-centred approaches to curriculum, pedagogy and learning feedback and review to reinforce each other. In fact, putting the person at the centre can only mean that the school…
Feedback for students has three essential features. Student responsibility. Holistic development. Understanding what is good work and how to improve. Non-judgemental improvement with critical self-reflection.
Human-Centred Education radically rethinks the aims of education, the nature of learning, and the relationship between individuals in schools.
The book discusses a ‘human-centred’ approach to curriculum, pedagogy, assessment and the culture of schools and colleges. It is grounded in theory and empirical research, discussing the need for a curriculum for the future, bridging a gap between mainstream and alternative education. It also offers practical guidance on how these ideas can be put into practice, making it an ideal resource for trainee teachers, experienced practitioners and students of education alike.