Monday, June 24, 2019
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The gift of time (Part 1)
AMERICAN author, Robert Byrne once said, “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”If you read biographies of people, you will find that many of the most accomplished and successful people (and I’m not just speaking in economic terms) ...
From 3 days ago
Uyboco: What are schools for? (Part 6)
THE fourth and last purpose of education, according to Robinson, is personal: “Education should enable young people to engage with the world within them as well as the world around them.”He then distinguishes between these two worlds: “There is the ...
From 10 days ago
Uyboco: What are schools for? (Part 5)
THE third purpose of education, according to Ken Robinson, has a social dimension: “Education should enable young people to be active and compassionate citizens.”Active citizenship means taking part in community activities and ultimately, voting in local and national elections. Yet, ...
From 17 days ago
Uyboco: What Are Schools For? (Part 4)
THE second purpose of education is cultural in nature. Culture is the set of formal and informal practices shared by a group of people, normally living in the same geographic locality, or sharing something else in common, such as religion.Thus ...
From 24 days ago
Uyboco: What are schools for? (Part 3)
“SCHOOLS ought to go back to the basics,” is something a lot of people say but rarely do they think about what it actually means. Most people understand this as focusing on specific subjects like math or science, with good ...
From 31 days ago
Uyboco: What are schools for? (Part 2)
A CHILD asked a successful entrepreneur, “What is the secret of your success?”The entrepreneur thought for a moment, and answered, “I have learned how to make good decisions.”“And how did you learn to make good decisions?” asked the student.“By making ...
From 38 days ago
Uyboco: Finding yourself (Part 2)
I WONDER how much faster I could have found myself without the distraction of school work. Yes, I “learned” many things in school and have forgotten most of them. Mostly I learned acting. I learned how to act interested even ...
From 52 days ago
Uyboco: Finding yourself (Part 1)
WHO am I?It seems so basic a question, until you begin answering it. You could start with your name, age and gender, but surely you are more than these. You could tell us who your parents are, what your family ...
From 59 days ago
Uyboco: The problem with education (Part 4)
“But, Andy, you went through school and you came out all right.”I HEAR this often when I talk about the problems of our educational system. My answer to it is, well a lot of us came out “all right” depending ...
From 73 days ago
Uyboco: The problem with education (Part 3)
I WAS at an event of a certain school where there were parents and other guests around. There were kids arranged in different “stations” in their classrooms. They were behind a small desk and there were a couple of chairs ...
From 80 days ago