Education of the future

Lessons from Finland Education Reform Friday 01 June 2012 at 9:14 pm

Our Children

Education of the future

You may give them your love but not your thoughts, for they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams. You may strive to be like them, but seek not to make them like you. For life goes not backward nor tarries with yesterday.”  (Kahlil Gibran, On Children)

We cannot aim to prepare our for the careers of the future. We live in such a dynamic world that what was a norm 10 years ago, almost certainly will not be reality in 10 years’ time.

The of the future is much more challenging, shifting further away from ‘spelling and formulas’ towards the development of cognitive thinking where children are given tools to develop their own world, when their time comes.

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Arts make students smart

Conscious Parenting and Creativity Wednesday 30 May 2012 at 8:08 pm

Conscious Parenting and Creativity

Nurturing Creativity within our Kids

Creativity and divine inspiration

Arts, sport, music and drama are often viewed as fun extra-curricular activities for but are given less importance compared with core subjects such as English, science, or mathematics.

Nevertheless, numerous studies prove that practising art, music and sport from an early age improves brain activity, self-confidence, creativity, and gives students an overall sense of well-being.

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Creativity or losing fear of being wrong

9 Most Important Tips to Cultivate Creativity Tuesday 17 January 2012 at 7:01 pm

9 Most Important Tips to Cultivate Creativity

According to the theory of left-brain or right-brain dominance, the brain's hemispheres are associated with two distinct functions.  A person who is ‘left-brained’ is logical, and analytical, while a person who is ‘right-brained’ is intuitive, thoughtful and creative.

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