You have to admit, those Greek philosophers had a lot of wise words to say about life. Take Heraclitus: “There is nothing permanent,” he said, “except change.”
Was he right? Do you share his world view that change isn’t a matter of choice but an inevitability?
Because from where I sit, there’s a mood of change in the air around education. I sense it pretty much everywhere I go and from everyone I listen to.
Whether it’s the need to rethink our clogged-up examinations system, or our punitive accountability and regulatory system, an overburdened curriculum, a failure to harness the power of technology for learning – on so many fronts, I hear people saying that now is the time for change.
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