You, Your Child and School
Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica

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Narrated By: Ken Robinson

Duration: 7 hours and 32 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of You, Your Child and School by Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica, read by Sir Ken Robinson.

Parents everywhere are deeply concerned about the education of their children, especially now, when education has become a minefield of politics and controversy. One of the world's most influential educators, Robinson has had countless conversations with parents about the dilemmas they face. As a parent, what should you look for in your children's education? How can you tell if their school is right for them and what can you do if it isn't? In this important new book, he offers clear principles and practical advice on how to support your child through the education system, or outside it if you choose to homeschool or un-school. Dispelling many myths and tackling critical schooling options and controversies, You, Your Child, and School is a key book for parents to learn about the kind of education their children really need and what they can do to make sure they get it.

Genre

Philosophy & theory of education, Advice on education, Parenting: advice & issues

Listen to a sample

Ken Robinson is leading a daring revolution to change how we understand schools, learning and, most importantly, the passion and talent of our students

Brené Brown

A change-maker . . . for forty years he has persuasively made the case for more creativity in teaching and the curriculum

Guardian

If you're worried about what will happen to your children in school, Sir Ken Robinson is here to help. This is a clear-eyed, immediately practical guide