Tag: Education

Sugata Mitra: Leave Kids Alone

thomas /September 4, 2016

Mark Twain famously said that schooling should not be allowed to interfere with education and a number of people have tried to put this idea into practice. And yet secondary education in the way it’s structured and imparted hasn’t changed much since the 19th century. Does “old school” deserve the regard and respect we attach Continue Reading →

Logic and illogic in education

thomas /June 10, 2014

This week’s guest blog is by Jon Rappoport. I’ve engaged with Jon Rappoport since 2012 and studied his material on imagination. I’m confident this course in logic is worth the investment.   In two of my collections, The Matrix Revealed and Power Outside The Matrix, I include training in the art of logic and critical Continue Reading →

The higher-education bubble

webmaster /May 19, 2014

Education is a bubble in a classic sense. To call something a bubble, it must be overpriced and there must be an intense belief in it. Housing was a classic bubble, as were tech stocks in the ’90s, because they were both very overvalued, but there was an incredibly widespread belief that almost could not Continue Reading →

Stop Stealing Dreams

thomas /May 18, 2014

STOP STEALING DREAMS: On the future of education & what we can do about it. Seth Godin unravels the reason why we have school, and asks the question, “What is school for today?” in the post-factory world. Seth Godin is the author of 14 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been Continue Reading →

Went to university, got a worthless education

webmaster /September 28, 2013

This is an article by Jon Rappoport, who created a home study course in Logic for both teachers and children. This course can be easily incorporated into your home schooling curriculum in South Africa. Please contact our office for to order the product. Here’s one of his recent articles about the absurd amount of money Continue Reading →

Broadband access can help bridge educational divides, empower students – UN report

webmaster /March 11, 2013

ITU Secretary-General Hamadoun Toure (right) co-chairs the Broadband Commission with UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova. Photo: ITU 25 February 2013 – Broadband connectivity has the potential to transform education by giving teachers and students access to learning resources and technologies that will allow them to improve their skills in the context of a globalized economy, according Continue Reading →