Education Clients

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I was reflecting recently that, in education, the client is not always right. When parents and stakeholders demand certain things of an education system, they are often at cross-purposes. For example, stakeholders such as businesses might inadvertently (or not-so-inadvertently) demand students that are overtrained and will be underpaid. Parents, of course, want their children to

Departmentalism

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It is a sad but enduring truth that sometimes some people think of a concept and then espouse it without considering the concomitant problems. One of those concepts is holism, or an holistic education (which is one of the many kinds of holism on sale these days). In several of my previous posts, I have

Meritocracy & Mnemosyne

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If you want to be a teacher, I suppose it would help to have a teaching philosophy – and the implicit love of learning about teaching and education that must come with it. Over the last decade, advancements in neuroscience have made our blindfolded guesses about some aspects of education a little clearer. The ramifications