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Alexander Sutherland Neill


Who is Alexander Sutherland Neill?

Alexander Sutherland Neill was a progressive educator, author and founder of Summerhill School.

  • also known as A. S. Neill, A. Neill
  • born in (132 years ago) in Forfar
  • education: University of Edinburgh
  • profession: Educator, author
  • Marriage with Lillian Richardson
  • died in (42 years ago) in Aldeburgh
  • written works: "Is Scotland educated?", "The problem child", "The free child", "Talking of Summerhill", "A Dominie abroad", "The problem family", "The problem teacher", "A dominie in doubt", "That dreadful school", "The last man alive", "The dominie books of A. S. Neill", "The problem parent", "A Dominie's log", "Hearts not heads in the school", "A Dominie dismissed", "Hijos en Libertad", "Summerhill"

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education (2016)

by Donna Couchenour, J. Kent Chrisman

“free play” or “free school” approach to instruction, which was popular among many early childhood educators and embodied in Summerhill, a school in Great Britain founded by the progressive educator Alexander Sutherland Neill.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent (2010)

by Thomas C. Hunt, James C. Carper, Thomas J. Lasley, II, C. Daniel Raisch

Alexander Sutherland Neill was a Scottish educator, author of 21 books, and founder of the wellknown Summerhill School, the world's first progressive and democratic school. Neill's unconventional and radical beliefs about children were ...

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