Most people know nothing about learning; many despise it. Dummies reject as too hard whatever is not dumb. Thomas More, Utopia The future fallacy occurs when someone makes a comment about what the future will be like and then says: ‘therefore we should be doing (insert something here)…’ The 21st century skills argument is exactly … More The Future Fallacy
“Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.” GK Chesterton We need to summon up the spirit of, the albeit fictional, Ned Ludd and Captain Swing. We need to smash up the 21st century equivalents of the threshing machines and power looms! O Teachers! Click on this … More Teachers! A Call to Arms!
“Education is education. We should learn everything and then choose which path to follow… Education is neither Eastern nor Western, it is human.” ― Malala Yousafzai Russell Brand in his now infamous interview with Evan Davis talks about how he has: “…been going on this journey of learning and education from people who are … More Russell Brand, Steve Jobs, Malala and the Self Organised Learning Environment