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Long time no see.

Hello, one person who reads this blog. Long time no see. This post will not be about music, but just a space for me to vent. 701 more words

My Thoughts

A Children’s Book with Serious Grown-Up Appeal

Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window

Author: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi
Translator: Dorothy Britton
Pages: 232
Publisher: Kodansha Publishers Ltd.

Are you disenchanted with our education system that continues to centre around rote memorisation and the pressure to excel, despite decades of discussions on the need for drastic reforms? 238 more words

Book Review

A children’s book with serious grown-up appeal

Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window

Author: Tetsuko Kuroyanagi
Translator: Dorothy Britton
Pages: 232
Publisher: Kodansha Publishers Ltd.

Are you disenchanted with our education system that continues to centre around rote memorisation and the pressure to excel, despite decades of discussions on the need for drastic reforms? 238 more words

Totto-Chan: The Little Girl At The Window

The Mad Artist

​The only artist I ever remember learning about in school was Van Gogh. I wasn’t too taken aback by his paintings, but I cant shake the feeling, that he only made it to the twenty-first-century because of his infamous mutilation. 237 more words

Writer

GATE and the Illusion of Education

The recent information regarding the recommendations for the future of the GATE programme in Trinidad and Tobago has sparked a huge battle of opinions among students, educators and government officials. 1,996 more words

Current Issues

Black Child In A White Education System

“To handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst kind of lynching. 571 more words

Homeschooling

"You got this."

I’m told over and over that special needs education is quite a taboo topic in Japan.

From what I’ve heard, many parents don’t put their children in special needs courses, wanting them to complete the regular course like all the other kids. 807 more words

Teaching