Over the current decade, the growth rate in the 0-12 year age group will be negative. The implications of these demographic trends for human capital development [are significant]… it’s more important than ever that the human capital of children be developed as fully as possible if we are to raise the productivity of a future smaller labour force.
David Dodge, Human Capital, Early Childhood Development and Economic Growth: An Economist’s Perspective

Gordon Neufeld Ph.D

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Many of us have a feeling that that something is wrong in education and that reform based on higher standards, improving student achievement tests and a back to basics approach will not fix it. But what exactly is the problem – and what kind ofchange is really needed to encourage innovative thinking, increase the motivation to learn or to help all children reach their full potential as engaged, happy and productive adults?

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