September 2006
Education Journal;Sep2006, Issue 98, p26
Academic Journal
The article reports on the statement of Professor Guy Claxton of Bristol University at the BERA's annual conference in September 2006 in Great Britain. He said that the problem with education is not about the structures but about students, parents and teachers losing their sight of what expanded capacity ought to be. He indicated that education should provide young people a powerfully expanded capacity to learn.


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