Finding harmony: How nature can teach our children

23rd May 2016

Teaching to empower young people to live more harmoniously with nature

 

Richard Dunne is Headteacher of a UK state primary school near London which has achieved Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ status, the highest performance level, for the last seven years. Despite this, he believes that the current curriculum is failing our children, both in terms of enabling them to feel a sense of connectedness with the planet or in preparing them to play their part in healing the damage that their parents’ generation have caused to its life support systems.

To address this disconnection, he has introduced a new educational approach based on the Harmony principles developed by the Prince of Wales. Read the full article here.

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