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

Jenny Connected

He said that most governments had adopted education systems which promote: Conformity (but people are not uniform; diversity is the hallmark of human existence).

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The Meaning of Depth and Breadth in Education

Jenny Connected

In Times Higher Education (March 7, 2019) Anna McKie asks: In a rapidly changing world, is a broader approach to the university curriculum needed to develop the critical thinking and creativity increasingly sought after by employers.

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Differences are real; divisiveness is a choice

Chris Corrigan

When their political opponents offer up diversity and difference as an asset to a healthy society, the populists accuse them of “divisiveness.”

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How Can We Prepare For an Unknowable Future?

How to Save the World

2019 65

Capacity building and scaling a participatory approach

Chris Corrigan

It takes a common language and shared perspectives and it takes massive diversity and difference to build resourcefulness and resilience.

2019 68

“But what about naysayers?”

Chris Corrigan

Diversity is required for a resilient and collectively intelligent approach. The system should always move towards diversity of opinion, not consensus. 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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