Education is about developing know’en, not just knowing.

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 […]

Education is not a social engineering tool

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 […]