The Learning Renaissance

The Culture and Philosophy of Learning Development

One of the key determinants of the success of formal learning systems is the culture and philosophy that drives the organisation.

The culture should be reflected in the mission statement, but too often this is a statement of aspiration rather than a commitment to a particular methodology.  Getting a feel for a school culture is critical when on interview as misjudging the way the school operates could have awful consequences if you end up working in an organisation whose values and methods you disagree with at a profound level.

Elena Aguilar at Edutopia has put together this short article on the range of philosophies that might be dominant in driving the school culture. In reality, elements of more than one philosophy may drive the school culture…

Teacher Collaboration: When Belief Systems Collide | Edutopia

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I'm 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. The solution is learning - creating independent and autonomous learners who can problem solve, innovate and create a better more equitable and sustainable world.

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