Metropolitan University meeting 14/9/2010 – Democratic Education


Michael Fielding is co-author of upcoming book ‘Radical Education and the Common School: A democratic Alternative’. He spoke about reclaiming the tradition of radical democratic education.


Janet Batsleer is Head of Youth and Community Work Programmes at Manchester Metropolitan University. She spoke on ‘Resources of hope for Radical Democratic Youth Work: the contributions of feminism’


John Schostak, Professor in Education at Manchester Metropolitan University, interviewed for the Campaign about the possibilities of Democratic Education.

A copy of John’s paper can be found here: http://www.enquirylearning.net/ELU/Issues/Education/defenceofyouthwork.htm

Information about the BBC programme ‘The Century of the Self’ which John mentions can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/documentaries/features/century_of_the_self.shtml

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