All of my posts so far have been positive in the title and talking about what education is. This week, and possible a few more posts, will discuss what education is not. I think it is also important to talk about what I think education is not. So, here goes. The title of this post […]
During the week I was chatting with a friend about student disengagement in the primary and secondary school streams. My friend operates in this space, while I operate in the adult education space. The discussion was very interesting and I look forward to catching up soon and continuing the conversation, even of we are bound […]
For this week’s post I would like to raise the question about the purpose of education, specifically the use of various pedagogies. The thrust behind the post came about when I was asked by some instructors to observe a problem-based learning exercise (PBLE). Their goal, as I understood it then, was for me to peer-evaluate […]
I did, a few weeks back, advise that I would offer information that demonstrates that the trend towards adult education is neither new, nor that advanced. As I prepared something I recalled what I wrote for another task; the following is from a section on historical adult education approaches. The modern adult education movement began […]
I am sorry, I forgot where I sourced this.