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Guy Claxton
Education author and academic, UK and worldwide
Guy Claxton is the author of What's the Point of School? and Building Learning Power. He co-directs the Centre for Real-World Learning at the University of Winchester.

Written by Guy Claxton

Essay/
Childhood and adolescence
Get your kicks

No wonder adolescents jump off cliffs and fall in crazy love – they are constantly stifled by school and society alike

Guy Claxton

Essay/
Childhood and adolescence
Virtues of uncertainty

Schools are in the business of forming character – so what kind of people will thrive in the 21st century?

Guy Claxton

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