As you try to go back to the roots and discover why the British Primary Education is like that, you realise that there are certain documents based on research published years ago that informed all these choices teachers make in schools today. Let’s have a look at the most important one.
The Plowden Report (by infed.org)
Derek Gillard describes the context and content of the 1967 Plowden Report ‘Children and their Primary Schools’ and assesses the criticisms that have been made of it in the years since it was published. He argues that it is still an important document which should be read widely today.
You can read the document of The Plowden Report (1967) here.