One of the challenges facing educational leaders today is the ability to conceptualise how we go about reframing schooling and then articulating the key drivers for change. Many educational leaders suffer from what I call ‘conceptual construct disorder’ (CCD).  This is a condition in which we define and develop responses to schooling by what has … More CCD

A general education

Writing back in 2000, this is Edward de Bono‘s assessment of the education system: In most countries there are examinations of some sort in place and teachers have to prepare students to get through those exams.  This is what parents expect; this is what students need in order to pass through the gateways into a … More A general education

Teaching thinking

Edward de Bono, the man that encouraged us to think laterally says he’s seen iterations of the Federal Government’s ‘Education Revolution’ before. In a recent interview, Dr de Bono argued that the Government should be focussed on the needs of young people not on constructing new school halls. He believes it would more valuable to … More Teaching thinking