The Major Problem With University Degrees

The Major Problem With University Degrees

After spending a solid decade in the university system (both as a student and a teacher), I couldn’t help but feel a strong sense of unease about its underlying problems. These underlying problems became more and more apparent to me as I discussed them with...
The Secret to Enjoying Education

The Secret to Enjoying Education

Having spent most of my life in educational institutions (either as a student or teacher), it quickly became apparent to me what the key to success is when you’re trying to learn something. And that key is … A hunger for knowledge. Hunger for knowledge is...
Academics Should Be Banned From Teaching

Academics Should Be Banned From Teaching

Academics don’t necessarily make great  teachers. Often, they’re not even effective teachers. Why? Because many of them have a tendency to intellectualise the process of teaching. But teaching isn’t meant to be that artificial. You can’t just...
Education by Stealth

Education by Stealth

  Having spent the vast majority of my life so far in some form of educational institution, either as a student, or as a teacher, I can say this with complete certainty: The education system, for the most part, doesn’t know how to make learning exciting. In...