Educational Practice

Cooperation and participation in schools

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121126142951.htm Perhaps unsurprisingly, a recent PhD researcher found higher levels of engagement in cooperative schools compared to more hierarchical institutions. The most interesting point from this article to me is the mention of organisational learning. The students at these schools are learning how to interact within a group structure, and are not learning as isolated … Continue reading

Educational Theory

‘Moments of Revelation’ in Education for Sustainability

A little over a week ago an article was published in The Guardian pointing out what many changemakers already know- change doesn’t come from information alone. “…if you delve into the triggers for transformation among┬ábusiness leaders, it is often an epiphany rather than greater knowledge that leads to the raising of consciousness as well as … Continue reading