Video Clips and Speeches

Documentary Films:

Doing Nothing All Day (Freistunde)


The participative documentary DOING NOTHING ALL DAY interrogates conventional approaches to education, comparing them with idesa of self-determination and democratic schooling: classes where the children determine both the curriculum and the rules and regulations themselves. Gathering Super8 clips by everyone from filmmakers to preschoolers, Doing Nothing All Day also follows a young mother’s search for the ideal school for her son. She descovers the tradition of democratic schools and speaks with scientists and protagonists of the democratic education movement in Germany, England and Israel.


Schools of Trust

Part 1

Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlQub3UHPIo
Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjGyNev8re8

Schools of Trust is a german documentary film about democratic education. While travelling around the world to visit schools that apply democracy and self directed learning principles, the directors interviewed a number of students, teachers and researchers, such as: Gerald Hüther, Jesper Juul, Andrè Stern, Peter Gray und Manfred Spitzer.