Echoes of Education Debates Past

It is no surprise, of course, that so many debates we hear in education today are themselves echoes from past arguments. Two books, one from the end of the 19th century and the other from the start of the 20th century, have given me food for thought recently.  The older book, Essays on Educational Reformers, by RH […]

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Education’s Moment of Interplay

In The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man, published almost half a century ago, Marshall McLuhan observed that the world he lived in was changing shape. It was a world that, as he depicted it, was simultaneously ‘dissolving and resolving’, a world that appeared to be at ‘a moment of interplay of contrasted cultures.’ […]

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I Am Learner

I am learner. Just as no one can see the colours I see, just as no one can hear the music I hear, just as no one can feel what I feel when I hold something in my hand, and just as no one can sense the world as I perceive it around me, no […]

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