Mark Gillett

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In reply to Kes – Current education is not for education

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Current education is not creative....

Thanks, Kes, for your direction to this article on creativity http://bit.ly/ev9WFS in response to my article http://wp.me/pvysu-pG on Performance….

Two things stand out to me…. Teachers  and America.

Firstly I believe teachers themselves have had all their creativity stifled because they have to adhere to strict guidelines on what is taught and how. This is not creative in anyway and makes teachers merely agents for passing (or selling in the case of private schools) on the information that is set for children to learn in order for them to gain their GCSE’s or A levels. This in turn is used by Government as a measure of its education system but has little to with the actual intellect or beneficial outcome of the student. No Government for the last 25 years has had any decline in exam pass rates so much so that they are now looking at downgrading (devaluing like currency) the exams. Read the rest of this entry »

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January 28, 2011 at 6:19 pm

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