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SWITCHING TO A FREE SCHOOL – WHY? | Liv & Imke

What is it that made Liv and her mother Imke explore alternatives to conventional schooling in Germany? “We’re confronted with so many situations right now that challenge people to assume responsibilities and to have the feeling, or actually to remember, that they CAN do it.” Liv and Imke are from the northern part of Germany. Liv used to visit the public primary school, but after a while, the family started looking for an...

IT’S ABOUT THRIVING | Emily Letts

Emily Letts shares how her experience through formal education led her to a very different approach for her own children and her vision for a future where more and more people are raised wild and free! Emily is the founder of Nature Play ALC and home educates her wild and free boys in Greece. She has degrees in Psychology (BSc) and Social Anthropology (MA) and is training in agile learning facilitation (). She is a loving-birth activist and...

PURSUING MY DREAMS | Documentary Trailer

Schools in which attendance to class is never compulsory? In which children can choose freely their activities and where kids are adults’ equals? Well yes, they do exist! And they can be found all around the world. À la Poursuite de mes Rêves (Pursuing my Dreams) is a documentary film by Florie Berrehar that tells the story of four democratic school alumni in four different countries. They are Spanish, Dutch, French and Argentinian, and...

A SHORT HISTORY | Public Schooling in the United States

Very few people know the history of school. Nor do they know the real reason schools were established in the first place. Here’s a short history of schools in the U.S. from the documentary Class Dismissed. This video from Jeremy Stuart features interviews of John Taylor Gatto, Laurie A. Couture and discusses Horace Mann and Johann Fichte’s influence on today’s public school system and how the Prussian model of education &...