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Book Club: Deschooling Society by Ivan Illich

Book: Illich, I. (1971). Deschooling Society. New York, 56.

Summary: The education practised in schools in modern societies is based on education from the industrial age. 352 more words

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Global Adult Education Policy, Agendas and Ideologies

Nurse educators often work in their own speciality areas of nursing and so I thought this post on global adult education may provide a brief overview on wider education policy, agendas and ideologies in the globalised world we now work in. 721 more words

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Power & Foucault for the Nurse Educator

Hierarchy and traditional roles such as doctor to nurse, nurse to student, genders, patient to nurse/doctor are some of the relationships which come to mind when thinking of power in a hospital setting.   438 more words

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Internet Sheep: Ask Questions

The World Wide Web developed by Tim Berners-Lee was created with public domain rights, but the internet creates much discussion and opinions on open source, copyright, privacy, financial and political  views. 123 more words

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The Art of Storytelling in Nursing Education


Storytelling is an integral part of our lives, starting from childhood whilst listening to parents tell us bedtime stories or reading books for the very first time.   263 more words

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Book Club: The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

Book: The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work by Alain De Botton (2010).

Ever wondered about the exciting world of biscuits? Me neither, but we don’t often think of the research and design, marketing, sales techniques and all round effort put into a simple biscuit but this book explores different occupations and into a large part of our adult lives, namely work. 230 more words

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Learning Styles

Let’s get straight into the discussion first, as I predict many nurse educators will be reading this topic and wanting to say ‘what a waste of time’ as learning styles don’t exist. 376 more words

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