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Review of "Postformal Education" in “Journal of Transformative Education”

BOOK REVIEW by Gabrielle Donnelly, Acadia University, Nova Scotia in “Journal of Transformative Education” 15(4): 377-379. A Journal of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE). 148 more words

Futures Studies


Teacher educator passionate about making a difference in the educational sphere through dedication and diligence. Focused on working with people from various cultural backgrounds to learn about others national backgrounds and teaching pedagogies.

"Peace & Power" for the classroom

A scattering of nurse educators have used “Peace & Power” for classroom group process for a number of years, myself included!  A few of us who have worked with this model for teaching and learning occasionally connect with one another to discuss the challenges we face, and to share ways in which we have created novel ways to enact the values of “Peace and Power” in the classroom. 148 more words


Recognition in education

Here’s an excerpt from a post a little while ago over at the Deckchairs on the obligation and failure of tertiary institutions to recognise their students: 658 more words

Education Institutions

True Nature of Education - New Talk

“For self-educated scientists and thinkers such as Charles Darwin, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Leonardo-da-Vinci, Michael Faraday, myself and many others, education is a relentless voyage of discovery. To us education is an everlasting quest for knowledge and wisdom.” 27 more words


Next time you complain about grading...

The politics of marking essays

It’s essay season. And you know it because students are suddenly very focused, and everywhere academics are tweeting and groaning about marking papers. 762 more words

Education Institutions

Educational doubts and ways forward for classroom learning: lessons from the Khan Academy

I have had some educational doubts lately. They all started on my way home from school listening to a podcast episode of ‘The Educators’. In the episode, it interviewed Salman Kahn, the creator of the highly successful, not-for-profit organisation: ‘The Khan Academy’. 1,806 more words