The Learning Renaissance

The Paradox of Learning Over Knowing, by Heather McGowan

An interesting article from Heather McGowan which explores the tension between an educational system focussed on knowing and that based on learning. In many respects this is the parallel argument about pedagogy and heutagogy.


The notion of education implies that there’s a path towards a definitive, finished state wherein an individual has become ‘educated’. But in a world of accelerated change, with rapid disruption cycles in industry and with rising automation, that end state of being ‘educated’ is just no longer meaningful. An individual must have learning agility – the ability to learn, adapt, and apply in quick cycles.

Read the full blog post here: Education Is Not The Answer Part 1 | Heather McGowan | LinkedIn

Via: The Paradox of Education: Learning Over Knowing | Core Education


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Dazed and confused much of the time but convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans.

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