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Rounding off week four of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign today is James Ballard who writes: For me delight is the interest that can spark a connection with the world. Interest-driven learning or rhi...
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Moving on strongly into week four of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign today is Julia Skinner, who writes: ...I think I was stuck in the ‘school is where most education occurs’ way of thinking. As a re...
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We're into the fourth week now of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign! Today we have Sue Beckingham, who writes: Education is a magical key that can empower individuals to unlock their true potential a...
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Nearing the end of week three of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign today sees a contrbution by Chris Allan: As an educator and a father I believe it is important to prepare my students and my son for ...
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Moving positively ahead in week three of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign today is Vanessa Camilleri, who argues: In today’s world, a million certificates won’t make a difference. What makes a differe...
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Starting us off in week five of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign today is Colin Maxwell who writes: It’s about caring. It’s caring whether your students do well, it’s caring about your students’ aspir...
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Coming to the end of week four of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign today is Tristan Ashman, who writes: So perhaps the purpose of education is to get ourselves back onto a more human path, to somehow ...
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Continuing week four of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign today is Ian Yorston, who writes: It turns out that avoiding lions is the very essence of learning. We need to embrace that challenge. Gaming. ...
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Rounding off week three of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign today is John Putt, who writes: Education is about learning and what we learn should always be put to good use in order to make the world a ...
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Adding to week three of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign today is Rob Bowden, who writes: My immediate response to ‘what is the purpose of education?’ is that it is ‘to enable people to engage with, l...
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Continuing week three of the Purpos/ed #500words campaign today we have Cath Prisk, who reflects: Time to play – before and after school and in the breaks in between – are the ‘liminal spaces’ of scho...
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We’re a non-partisan, location-independent organization aiming to kickstart a debate around the question: What’s the purpose of education?