The Problems with School

Thanks to Next School for the video The Answer is 42 or is it? I have been writing about the problems with education for more than three years. When I first started posting people thought I was completely wrong – now three years later much of the world accepts...
Who Educates a Child?

Who Educates a Child?

Teachers of course, after all they are paid to do it. They are the experts aren’t they? After all, schools were set up to educate. I have read many reports of wonderful teachers who have achieved this and that. So a short blog as it’s clearly the teacher who REALLY...
Is Education Fit for Purpose?

Is Education Fit for Purpose?

In order to answer the question ‘is education fit for purpose? we need to decide what that purpose is. In ‘Can education reform produce sustainable citizens’, I proposed that one objective of education is to produce sustainable citizens. A sustainable citizen is...
‘If I can see I can do’

‘If I can see I can do’

‘If I can see it, then I can do it If I just believe it, there’s nothing to it I believe I can fly I believe I can touch the sky I think about it every night and day (Night and day) Spread my wings and fly away I believe I can soar I see me running through...
Schools as we know them are obsolete

Schools as we know them are obsolete

Education innovator wanting partners to contribute to an innovative learning solution for a $400 trillion dollar problem I posted this last year and it now seems even more prophetic than before, so I am reposting it. “Schools as we know them are obsolete”, so says,...