Category: Critical Thinking

January 27, 2019 Island Teacher

The international community has concluded that climate change represents an urgent threat to human and natural systems (The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, 2014a) and that an effective and immediate response to climate change is required to prevent hazardous human interference with the climate system (IPCC, 2014b). IPCC has…

November 13, 2018 Island Teacher

Recently I have written about the future of education and the challenge to prepare students for the rapidly changing sphere of the employment market.  There are many commentators who have started to address the need to prepare students for a future that  involves Artificial Intelligence. The challenge of the future…

August 26, 2018 Island Teacher 1 comment

In education today most school websites at some point make reference to school values.  For some schools like faith-based ones, their values are likely to reflect those based on ‘meta-narratives like the Bible or the Koran.  Other schools might choose values based on normative beliefs within their community os stakeholders.  In some…