News: Anji Play

Joel Hockney News

Over the past two decades in Anji County, China, an educator named Ms. Cheng has developed a radical approach to education based on a single, simple principle: trust children to take control of their own learning.

“When we force our categories and definitions on kids, when we struggle to get them to think like adults, we are robbing them of a crucial moment for building their minds.”

This ‘Anji Play’ model has developed from this one single kindergarten to over a hundred schools, and is being held up as a model for early childhood education across China, and has started to spread across countries around the world.

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