Theme: Pedagogy

“Ipsa scientia potestas est. Knowledge itself is power.” Attributed to Sir Francis Bacon In The Advancement of Learning (1605), lawyer, statesman, philosopher, and lord chancellor of England, Sir Francis Bacon, charted the map of knowledge: history (memory), poetry (imagination) and philosophy (reason). To this he famously introduced the scientific method during the Scientific Revolution. Four centuries later, learning is again facing a crisis and a renaissance – with widespread debate on art versus science, private versus public, face-to-face and online learning. This month we look at pedagogy, the art, science, and business of how we teach and learn in a new world of advancing technology, wicked world…
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Practice What you Teach

Pedagogy, or the art and method of teaching, refers to the theory and approach to learning and how it influences, and is influenced by, the social, political and psychological development…
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Learning Reimagined

Gone are the lino floors, rows of graffitied desks and ceilings covered in spit balls. Modern classrooms are an exercise in innovative design –  havens to foster effective learning. With…
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Profile: Dr Gene Sherman

“Universities represent the most meaningful pillars of my life. Education is what drives me; both the learning that I’m able to deliver to others, and equally, or perhaps even more…
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Thrill of the Upskill

Be it crocheting, learning French, teaching your new pooch to staaaaaaay, or finally learning how to make your own website, COVID-19 is proving to be a popular time to up-skill!…
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Underground Movement

Founded in 2017, the University of the Underground is a free, transnational university based in the basement of nightclubs – with headquarters in Amsterdam and London. Supporting countercultures, experimental practices…
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September Insight – Positive Pedagogy

“One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world” Malala Yousafzai  Education enhances the individual, empowers the disadvantaged, furthers civilisations, drives economic prosperity, and spurs innovation.…
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