Tag Archives: innovation

The definition of insanity in Education.

As per Albert Einstein, the definition of insanity is doing the same things and expecting a different result. So, indeed, most of us are insane. I will not go into how we function in relationships, career etc, as it will probably be a way too long post, but I will go to something we all […]

Innovating for the heart

A recent tweet by GOOD put a very interesting idea out there: “Why Every School Needs an ‘Innovation Day”, which I believe should go further and towards having an innovation session/slam, every week, in every school, so that the practice becomes a habit.  7 years ago with my team in The Netherlands we used to have […]

The Brand Sweet Spot in Education

Let’s be a bit more concrete. The point is clear. I think that we agree on it; there is a need to change the paradigm and our approach towards education, either as a parent, as a student, as a teacher, as a businessman or as an educator… So, here is my top 7 of what […]

The Intuitive, the Unmeasurable, the Subjective and the Personal

I recently came across the following statement by the Australian educator Hedley Beare, which I found pretty awesome and at the same time simple and obvious: “Reductionism is why the curriculum is structured in the way that it is, cut up into key learning areas…Positivism is why science and maths are pre-eminent in the curriculum…Rationality […]