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Benjamin Ellis
Works at Mukudu Ltd
Attended Prince Edward High
Lives in England
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"Forced education. Like the term prison, this term sounds harsh. But, again, if we have compulsory education, then we have forced education. The term compulsory, if it has any meaning at all, means that the person has no choice about it."
 
For many students, school generates intense anxiety associated with learning. Students who are just learning to read and are a little slower than the rest feel anxious about reading in front of others. Tests generate anxiety in almost everyone who takes them seriously: http://humansarefree.com/2015/05/7-sins-of-our-system-of-forced-education.html
Forced education interferes with children’s abilities to educate themselves. In my last post I took...
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My daughter's passion is for singing - check this one out
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"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself." - John Dewey
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The problem with contracting is that you still sell your time in return for your reward - usually cash.  The difference is you get paid more because your customer/employer does not take on long term liabilities such as holiday pay, training and pensions etc.  It is still earned, linear, income.
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I will now be available for Moodle or PHP/Perl LAMP development and consultancy contracts in a month's time - see site http://www.mukudu.net/ for skill set.
Mukudu Ltd - Moodle, Learning Environments and open source educational technology
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Have just come across gitflow -'A successful Git branching model' which has git extensions for implemenation - love it -https://github.com/nvie/gitflow
In this post I present a Git branching strategy for developing and releasing software as I’ve used it in many of my projects, and which has turned out to be very successful.
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I am now available for Moodle or PHP/Perl LAMP development and consultancy contracts - see site http://mukudu.net/
Mukudu Ltd - Moodle, Learning Environments and open source educational technology
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For those thinking of going into business or just getting into business, I recommend 'The Personal MBA' https://www.personalmba.com/.   Note I didn't even use an affiliate link to amazon to show how serious I am.
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Moodle VLE/Web LAMP (perl & PHP) Developer, Writer & Blogger, Content Producer
Employment
  • Mukudu Ltd
    Snr. Consultant/Developer & MD, 2013 - present
  • Kaplan International
    Moodle developer, 2012 - 2012
  • University of Nottingham
    Moodle Integration Developer, 2012 - 2012
  • Self Employed - http://mixedindifferentshades.net/
    Writer, Blogger, Content Producer, Web Developer, 2010 - 2011
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Currently
England
Previously
Zimbabwe - Zambia - The Seychelles - Kenya - Malawi
Story
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A self taught programmer and Web developer specialising in education related technologies predominately Moodle VLE.
Introduction
View my profile on LinkedIn - http://uk.linkedin.com/in/bcellis
Education
  • Prince Edward High
    Secondary, 1980 - 1982
    O'Levels
  • Speciss College
    O'Levels, 1982 - 1883
    O'Levels
  • Seychelles College
    Secondary, 1977 - 1980
    Secondary School
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