Canadian, British, Leonard now lives in the Spanish countryside. He worked at Summerhill School for twelve years as a teacher, Curriculum Advisor and Education Manager. Leonard was co-principal of his own democratic school, owner/director of a small Home School Centre, developed Club House Democracy for state school classrooms, was a founding member of Eudec and with Jason, created Summerhill Democratics in 2014.

Neill Was Not A Hippy

Don’t Blame Ringo Neill Was Not A Hippy Part 1 One of the unfortunate moments in democratic education was the sudden success of Summerhill, the book of edited Neill, in America in the early seventies. Neill ended up on the Johnny Carson Show (That’s Jimmy Fallon Jonathan Ross x1000) and the school itself became a…