Month: February 2014
“It is a task of paramount importance to lift the individual out of this state of inactivity and to put him back into an everyday life” (Hári, 1990)
Maria Jozefa Hari, physician and educator, born September 26 1923; died October 6 2001.
Her contribution was especially recognised in the UK. In 1988, she was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Birmingham and, in 1994, was appointed honorary professor of education at the University of Keele. She was awarded the OBE in 1990. But to thousands of families around the world, she was simply a small, determined woman who gave them hope for a better life.
What made me do it differently
“Many things can wait; the child cannot. Now is the time his bones are being formed, his mind is being developed. To him, we cannot say tomorrow; his name is today.” Mistral (1889 – 1957)
Throughout my career these words have been my driving force, as I have desperately wanted to ensure that children receive the best possible help in the here and now. I had a desire to develop structures, which will create the circumstances necessary to fulfil this.
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February Half Term Course 17th-19th February