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I recently attended an educational conference here in North Africa and was intrigued by one of the presentations offered by a gentleman working for the US Department of state from the local US Embassy which was entitled ‘Critical Thinking in the Classroom’. 3,966 more words
A while ago, I saw this animated video of a speech given by Sir Ken Robinson on how ‘Schools Kill Creativity’.
Looking at it again, I realise once more how many amazing and insightful things this genius educator has to say about our education systems. 84 more words
There was a time, when teaching was not a profession and neither was studying.
The one who wanted to learn, sought opportunities to learn and practice, 971 more words
Far from being ‘advanced’, the further education system in the United Kingdom has a malign tumour at its core, and that tumour is itself.
Where once a pass at A Level was taken as a mark of distinction in a particular subject, with the tantalising A-grade a guarantor of prowess, it’s now a commonplace ornament on a list of eminent achievements expected of every student. 556 more words