I’ve heard it a thousand times before. Somethings wrong with education. But how do you fix something when you don’t know what is broken in the first place?
The world is changing rapidly, while public education is seemingly lagging behind in an era increasingly reliant on innovation. Students feel unprepared to face the everyday challenges of life where personal competences far outweigh the traditional benefits of a classical education. Schools largely seem content to stick to traditional values while reforms are more concerned with refining the old ways rather than committing to substantial changes.
It is never going to be enough to treat the symptoms without first identifying the underlying problems at its core. Instead of finding answers to the wrong questions we need to find the right questions to ask in the first place. In the end, at the heart of every question the solutions lie in committing to a drastic paradigm change. Free on Kindle.