Monday, August 1, 2011

The end of zero risk in childhood?

Tim Gill recently wrote in The Guardian of the positive climate change in attitudes to children's safety:-

"The time is right to move beyond unproductive debates about the “blame culture” and instead to build momentum behind the idea of expanding children’s horizons. What is needed is nothing
less than the wholesale rejection of the philosophy of protection. In its place, what we need to adopt is a philosophy of resilience that truly embraces risk, uncertainty and real challenge – even real danger – as essential ingredients of a rounded childhood."

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