Month: December 2019

The Qualities of a Change-Maker

Improving educational quality ends up being about change rather than tinkering with some elements.  What then are the qualities of those involved in bringing about this change?  Here are my guesses. As can be expected, this is a long wish-list! I need your help to identify which ones are really […]

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What is (more) \’Educationally Responsible\’?

What is more educationally responsible from among the alternatives below. Anytime you feel it\’s all very clear, don\’t ignore the possibility that there may a trap somewhere… Encouraging someone to ask questions or give answers to questions no one is asking? Helping learners discover worlds of fascinating and worthwhile knowledge […]

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What is (more) \’Educationally Responsible\’?

What is more educationally responsible from among the alternatives below. Anytime you feel it\’s all very clear, don\’t ignore the possibility that there may a trap somewhere… Encouraging someone to ask questions or give answers to questions no one is asking? Helping learners discover worlds of fascinating and worthwhile knowledge […]

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What is (more) \’Educationally Responsible\’?

What is more educationally responsible from among the alternatives below. Anytime you feel it\’s all very clear, don\’t ignore the possibility that there may a trap somewhere… Encouraging someone to ask questions or give answers to questions no one is asking? Helping learners discover worlds of fascinating and worthwhile knowledge […]

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IMPLICATIONS OF PRAGMATISM IN MODERN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM

Education and philosophy are closely inter-related. Philosophy is the corner stone of the foundation of the education. Philosophy answers thousands of questions in the field of education.      Pragmatism is recognized as the native philosophy of America. Historically the Pragmatic approach can be traced to Protagoras, a sophist Philosopher of ancient […]

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Screw around with Kraft

What do you call something who is passed from hand to hand ? Used goods ? Probably something worse ? Well, that is what we have to call Kraft these days. With a touch of slight (?) exaggeration, you could say that the land of mom and apple pie, could […]

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Are teachers villains or victims?

At some point or the other in their lives, almost everyone has held the view: \’If only teachers did their work better, so many problems would be solved…\’  Schools would be so much better off, isn\’t it? Education would be great and our lives very different as a result; in fact, […]

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Turn the world vegetarian

Humans love eating meat. Vegetarians and vegans (this blogger is a vegetarian) don’t stand a chance. In quite a few countries in the world, you simply have to starve if you are a vegetarian.  In many others, your only ordering choice in a restaurant is likely to be an apology […]

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