‘The missing subject after numeracy and literacy…’

…is social and emotional learning, according to the influential filmmaker behind a new global education drive to root out violent thinking, starting with early years

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You know your education system has gone drastically wrong when a lawyer, describing what he would do to his daughter or sister if they “engaged in premarital activities”, says this: “I would most certainly take this sort of sister or daughter to my farmhouse, and in front of my family, I would put petrol on her and set her alight.”

Brutal attitudes to woman (such as the above example from a case in India), shared by highly educated professionals and illiterate slum dwellers alike, are what have inspired documentary maker Leslee Udwin to start what she hopes will become a global education ...

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