We say that democratic schools begin with freedom, not democratic meetings. It’s the freedom that students bring to the meeting that creates a truly Democratic Free School.
Democratic Meetings are an important part of democratic schools. This week we are talking about the role of meetings in this school we are designing. What will the function of the meetings be?
Democratic meetings are an essential part of of democratic societies… But it seems like people do not know how to run them, behave in them and make decisions in them. This should change.