If you are interested in learning more about democratic education, here you can find a list of articles and interviews extracted from the EUDEC page. 

Rachel Roberts

Simone Haenen

David Gribble

Derry Hannam

Ian Cunningham

Leonard Turton


see also: http://www.educationrevolution.org/articles.html
and https://www.self-directed.org/tipping-points/


Online Directory of Democratic Education
Collection of Resources, School Descriptions, important links …

Articles and Essays collected by AERO (the Alternative Education Resource Organization)

Freedom to Learn – The roles of play and curiosity as foundations for learning
Blog by Peter Gray, a research professor of psychology at Boston College, is a specialist in developmental and evolutionary psychology – supporter of Sudbury schools.

Education Cities This is the organisation that continues the original key aspect of the Institute for Democratic Education in Israel (which has changed its original name to The Democratic Institute – Society and Education).

Authoritarian Schooling, David Gribble
Roughly 40 short essays about the damage done by authoritarian education, drawing on David Gribble’s and other people’s experiences at school, books by John Holt, Alice Miller, Jürg Jegge, W. B. Curry and others, and adding sections on staff-pupil conflict, punishment, the ignorance of politicians and a score of other topics.

For more material check out the EUDEC Website: https://eudec.org/democratic-education/


Gray, Peter (2015): Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life, Basic Books, ISBN-13: 978-0465084999

Greenberg, Daniel (1995). Free at last: The Sudbury Valley School. Framingham, MA: Sudbury Valley School Press.

Neill, A. S. (1960). Summerhill: A radical approach to child-rearing. New York: Hart Pub. Co.

For more book recommendations check out the book list of EUDEC: https://eudec.org/democratic-education/books/


Videos and Movies

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