The Fight of your Life

It’s not where you might expect. Sure, there are many big fights we might encounter. Some of the big ones include poverty, access to education, bias in its many forms, privilege, geographical reality and even health. These are tough fights. They continue to claim many victims. Many of these fights are symptoms of systemic exclusion […]

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Knock-on effect

Every choice we make is either good for us or bad for us. On the border between these two outcomes is a line that divides the plain (0). Below the line is gross negative outcomes (-) and above the line is gross positive outcomes (+). When we make our first decision, we set off in […]

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One-Dimensional Measures

We place a high premium on academic prowess. Usually, this is determined by a combination of the marks you achieved for the course you studied and the quality of the institution at which this was obtained. In reality, this is a measure of your ability to memorise content for the purposes of writing an exam. […]

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What we teach our kids

Bell rings and they go to their classes. Bell rings, they put down their pencils. Bell rings, they go home. This sounds more like a factory during the industrial revolution that a school. How much of what we believe about education is based on industrial age thinking? Is this the best way to teach the […]

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