I am sorry about the slow posting, but here’s a tip. Never say, “no, I am have some spare time”, because someone will come along and fill that time for you; as happened to me. In this brief post I want to present the notion that the modern education system is actually educating to a standard […]
I posted this on my Facebook page and thought those who read my missives on this blog may like to contribute QUESTION OF THE MONTH: I await your commentary. I have been giving some considerable thought to the level of mental illness in young people lately. It seems that almost everyone I speak with either […]
Welcome to 2015. As I sit here and I type, I am thinking about my week. I have returned home from spending a few days interstate and conducting a one day workshop on “understanding and engaging the adult learner” for instructing staff in a government training school. The aim was to have instructional staff recognise […]
Now, ordinary people are born forwards in Time, if you understand what I mean, and nearly everything in the world goes forward, too. This makes it quite easy for the ordinary people to live, just as it would be easy to join those five dots into a W if you were allowed to look at them […]
When I started my blog, I had an unwritten rule that I would avoid politics, and any political debate around education. My objective is, and remains, to discuss the concept and construct of education from a philosophical standpoint. However, an online article about the current Australian government’s possible changes to youth funding has seen me […]
This week I have been reflecting on what education is, more than ever. There have been many times where I have stopped and reflected on what education means to me and others. I am not sure why I have stopped and thought more than normal. One dominant theme is how my personal education has prepared […]
To those who follow, or those who may randomly drop by, I am not posting this week as I have been at the Quality in Postgraduate Research conference and travelling home. So much to absorb and think about. But, I will be back later this week. Thanks for staying tuned in.