Radical changes for education, on the cusp of a new paradigm

I came across this blog via Twitter this morning by Sumeet Moghe. It is a long read, but a worthwhile if you question the ‘system of education’
http://www.learninggeneralist.com/2013/08/why-my-daughter-doesnt-deserve-school.html

On reading the article he begins to make me think of how we are at the beginning of an era something radical, questioning the systems that we often automatically enter into such as the ‘education system’.

The industrial revolution developed an education system within which people would respect and comply with the knowledge of others, those that were respected, had more knowledge than others.

With the technological revolution everyone has access to information and it is important that we become critical judgers of information, that we create and develop our own lives through questioning; this will enable a change from a paradigm of educational suppression to a paradigm of educational empowerment

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About Muireann O'Keeffe

I am an educational developer currently working at DCU. I have a passion for researching and evaluating technology that can support and enhance learning. In the past I have taught on Masters programmes (Msc Applied elearning & Postgraduate Diploma in Third level Learning and Teaching) as well as Leadership development programmes.
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