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    Schooling and the sacredness of the playful.


    Hogan, Padraig (1990) Schooling and the sacredness of the playful. Oideas, 36 (Geimhreadh). pp. 5-20.

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    Abstract

    The following essay is an invitation to all who are interested in the quality of schooling in Ireland to recognise the cultural strengths which still distinguish that schooling, to acknowledge the real causes of the strains which yearly grow more serious for pupils, teachers and parents alike, to learn from the policy mistakes of our neighbours and to consider anew the deeper, or more enduring, sources of improvement in teaching quality.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Progressivism; Jacques Barzun; John Dewey; Hans-Georg Gadamer; Educational; Managerial; Political
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Education
    Item ID: 1112
    Depositing User: Dr. Padraig Hogan,
    Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2008 13:17
    Journal or Publication Title: Oideas
    Publisher: Department of Education and Science
    Refereed: Yes
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