Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

The event was advertised as ‘reinventing education’, but for me (and I can’t find a recording of the webinar to check my perception and understanding), the discussion was more about how and what changes could be made to the existing education system (in this case the American education system).

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The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

As one blogger has put it, ‘The exact mix between coverage and depth is elusive…’ and these questions continue to be difficult to answer, particularly in the current age when specialisation may be regarded as counter-productive given the changing job market and uncertainty about the future of work.

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Attending to the invisible ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

In the Rebel Wisdom interview, he says he thinks we can actually change things, but we each have to take it upon ourselves to be part of the change. Imagine those pushed to the margins of dominant narratives speaking: not as victims, but as futurisms’ cunning and sentient sentinels.

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Visiting Kolkata with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

We arrived to find that there was a flight of steps into the hotel and a very steep ramp, too steep for me to push even this very light wheelchair user up and scarily steep for going down, but a group of the hotel staff did this very willingly. You can see them here – Kolkata, 2019.

2019 130

A New Model for Transition?

How to Save the World

But this economy is the evolving result of the actions of billions of people: No small group created this economy, and no group has the power to change or replace it. I t’s been a while since I’ve written on this blog about a real ‘aha!’ ’ moment.

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The death and the expensive rebirth of Flickr

Community Guy

And now, with the most ham-fisted way possible, they’ve announced that making significant changes to Flickr free accounts, ostensibly to get things back on track. . This is a surprisingly good post for how to announce big changes).

2019 116

A calendar of seasons for my time and place

Chris Corrigan

A strong northwesterly breeze is pushing wind driven swell down the Strait of Georgia onto the southwestern shore of Bowen Island. The season changes when life says it changes. It’s a beautiful day on the south coast of British Columbia.

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“But what about naysayers?”

Chris Corrigan

Push it and see. Complex problems (unknowable and ever changing problems and unpredictable but multiple emergent ways of addressing them). Perhaps I need to curate a series of posts called “The Whatabout Chronicles.” ” When I’m teaching participatory leadership or sharing complexity tools, folks who are wedded to traditional linear mind and tool sets often raise objections. “Complexity would be nice, but we haven’t got the time.

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

New Power: How it’s Changing the 21st Century and Why you need to Know. We have to close the distance between the push-button order and the human act. Climate change is one such area. Five links that caught my eye over the holiday.

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