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

Jenny Connected

The title of this talk was ‘Do schools kill creativity?’ More recently in December of last year the question of whether schools kill creativity was revisited when Sir Ken Robinson was interviewed by Chris Anderson under the title ‘Sir Ken Robinson (still) wants an education revolution’.

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Two kinds of knowing

Jenny Connected

The title of her talk, which was delivered on May 22 nd 2018, is Knowledge in Education: Why Philosophy Matters. This is the third theme I have selected from Iain McGilchrist’s book, The Master and His Emissary.

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What is the point of it all?

Jenny Connected

A recent video bearing the title ‘An ageing philosopher returns to the essential question: ‘What is the point of it all?’ I subscribe to Aeon digital magazine – an online magazine of ideas, philosophy and culture.

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Tool of the month: do-it-yourself animation videos

Joitske Hulsebosch

A well-known animation is the video about motivation from professionals titled Drive by RSA animate. Anyone can now create an animation video using handy do-it-yourself tools. In this blog you will find a number of tools and tips to start with.

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Links of the Month: January 2019 — Collapse Watch Edition

How to Save the World

He also compellingly updates ‘progress’ towards the five stages of collapse for 2019, from his 2013 book of the same name. image from Gail Tverberg’s article, described below.

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A decade of living and learning, hosting and harvesting

Chris Corrigan

Chris and Herb were (and still are) both enamoured with Open Space Technology and were wondering how we could use it for various organizing around Aboriginial rights and title. And who can know what I’ll be writing about on August 31, 2019, in my 51st year, as I catch myself surprised at all that has happened.