Tags » Philosophy Of Education

End of summer regrets and anticipations

I’m going to try to get at the root of my feelings here. I’ll have to part the complicated net of stress about various things–starting a new teaching job, not having done enough planning for the time I have left before classes start, wondering whether I will make some new friends there, if the commute will bother me much. 1,215 more words


What remote teaching is teaching us

The challenges we face everyday when teaching remotely are easily changed into valuable opportunities if one is willing to devote energy, skill and determination… 427 more words

Philosophy Of Education & Pedagogy

Upcoming event: Optentia

Optentia Research Focus Area at the North-West University (NWU) Vaal Triangle Campus is hosting an Education Law Symposium – Schools Act @ 20: Charting the way forward – on 14-15 September 2016 in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. 53 more words


Call for Papers (SPSE)

The Society for the Philosophical Study of Education (SPSE)

 Annual Meeting
4th and 5th November 2016
Columbia College, Chicago, IL

 The SPSE16 Program Committee invites… 108 more words


A Good Teacher?

What exactly is a good teacher? This is the question posed in week three of my online course, “What Future for Education.” A good teacher is- exactly what I want to be- and not so easy to define. 785 more words

Why you should attend lectures

For my students.

A lot of philosophy is about arguments. Not in the antagonistic and angry way, but in reasoned debate. Philosophy is more than opinions, for it is about persuading… 984 more words

Education Institutions

A Brief Outburst, Plagiarism and a Lack of Care

Plagiarism is a serious enough offence to fail a student in an entire course (primary, secondary education) or even expel a student (secondary, post-secondary education). This is because plagiarism is not simply theft (unlawful taking of something belonging to another) but the brazen attempt to pass off the thing in question as one’s own. 762 more words