Reflections on Education
University & universal intelligence
Contained within the word ‘university’ is the universe, but have we created university life to be a universal journey?
Assessments and true education
Does the way we currently assess our children in school support them to know who they truly are?
What does school look like?
Could it be that the greatest education that can be gained in the world takes place well beyond the confines of any one school?
Defining the extent of disengagement in education and its many forms
Disengagement among students is presenting in many different ways, in a variety of behaviours and symptoms. Are we truly seeing how widespread this is or only noting the most disruptive examples?
Trying hard – the key to our success or part of our demise?
So much of how we go through the education system is based on our ability to try hard, which although could be seen as a natural part of learning, may also have a darker side to it.
The deeply ancient way of learning together as a true community…
Looking back into our ancient ways of learning we can see where our current education model falls behind.
Experience of children’s wisdom
Watch this teacher discussing her experiences working with and observing children in their honesty and natural connection.
Are we educating the innate wisdom out of children?
How can 98% children start school as a creative genius and only 2% of adults remain as geniuses? Is it time to ask why we ignore our children’s innate intelligence?
‘Out of the mouths of babes’ – the wisdom inherent in all children
What is our responsibility in a child’s education? In this illuminating article, Liane Mandalis shares the beauty inherent in all children when we allow our children’s innate wisdom to shine through.
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.