Website Review and

  • Alys Mendus Independent
Keywords: Educational alternatives, progressive education, alternative education, difference, educational theory, educational philosophy, home education, education policy


During my PhD research I used the Libertarian Education website ( occasionally to gain other insights and background information on different approaches. It was only when asked to write this review that I came across David Gribble’s new website (

The Libertarian Education website (, with its subheading “For the liberation of learning” is a central hub for the Lib Ed magazine (which has had many different formats and is currently online). What I found to be particularly helpful was the historic explanation


Alternative Education Resource Organisation (2017)

Freedom to Learn (2017)

Gribble, D. (2017)

Gribble, D. (2017)

Gribble, D. (1998) Real Education Varieties of Freedom. Bristol: Libertarian Education.

Libertarian Education (2017)

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