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John Dewey: Educational Philosopher

Experiential learning & Critical Thinking

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” ― John Dewey

Education and schooling are instrumental in creating social change and reform. 317 more words

Adult Learning

Falling & Failing? You're On the Path to Learning Something New? When's the Last Time You Learned Something New?

In the last 90 days, I’ve learned how to play tennis and how to ski. Both of these sports were very unfamiliar to me. I knew the learning curve might be huge, I’d never been ice skating, let alone, played any “ball sports” in school like basketball, volleyball or soccer. 348 more words

Learning Something New

Self Development Requirement

If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.

~  Brian Tracy 25 more words

Adult Learning

Debriefing in Simulation Based Learning

Simulation in healthcare is a vital part of the educational approach to learning. For the adult learner this provides problem-centred, relevant and hands-on training (active participation) where past experiences are valued. 443 more words

Adult Learning

Guitar Journeyman

Many years ago, in the distant past, I was an apprentice to to printing trade. Master printers were then called 'journeymen'. These days, in retirement, I have apprenticed myself to the classical guitar. 430 more words

Tackling loneliness: a role for policy?

I’ve long seen loneliness as a neglected dimension in the social capital debate.A furry of recent media reports about loneliness and the young, as well as… 220 more words


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