Reflections on Education
Religious education: resurrecting the lived application of religious teaching
Religion and the idea of religious education can often turn us off. But if we were to understand the truth of religious teaching, our relationship with the words and what is on offer might well be transformed.
The state of education
We know there are problems with the education system. Associate Professor Rachel Lynwood and Michael Benhayon explore education and the impact of the ‘education consciousness’.
Self-Care: the key to success in University
Danielle’s experience at university shows that there is much more to academic success than top marks.
Education is Good: or is it?
Across the world we have determined the saviour of many of our problems to be education. But what if you found out it was making us ill?
Beauty and grace in academia: Where has it gone?
The state of play in the education system today ultimately reveals a disconnection and it is clear that vitality and inspiration have become largely absent from our classrooms. We must ask what is really going on?
How much has education really advanced us?
We have long viewed education as a positive force in our society, one leading to progress and better, more civilized lives. But is that really true? From headhunting to pornography . . . how far have we really advanced from what we think of as our ‘primitive’ selves? How are we breeding desensitization to violence in our kids?
On true intelligence
In this short video, Professor William Foley presents that we have to consider always the consequences Intelligence has for humanity as a whole and that True Intelligence requires responsibility.
World teachers day – October 5th
What if as teachers there was a simple and profound way to change education for every child?
Human nature and our schooling – examining the purpose of education
Is the purpose of education no longer about right living and more about acquiring skills for a successful life, with little regard for the impact of our choices? The effects of this shift on Education from classical views like Plato’s are concerning and profound.
The true purpose of higher education is to serve everyone
Is higher education connecting to the local community and society at large or is it breeding a feeling of insularity? What is the real purpose of higher education and how much does it serve a common purpose?