I spend most of my days right now thinking, writing, talking and musing on many issues surrounding education and development. Many of my thoughts are discussed in my book, but I also enjoy challenging my own thoughts by sharing and discussing with others. Thus here are a few blog-posts of my current thoughts on a few topics to share with you all. Comments, ideas, questions back are greatly encouraged J
What is an educated person? Is it somebody that has a degree? Is it somebody that has been to school? Is it somebody that has a skill or something of value to offer the world? Is it somebody that can think?
The value of education is something I consider a great deal, as more and more we are being led to believe that only if someone has jumped through the hoops and spent time in an educational institution are they Educated. By this rationale, we are calling half of the world “uneducated”. Absurd as a notion and failing to recognise how much value there is in an education system outside of school.
Here’s a little clip to demonstrate.