RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms (Ken Robinson)

A really interesting video (using the beautiful RSA Animate style), which takes Sir Ken Robinson, arguing that the education system is no longer suitable for the modern day: The video was suggested by Clare Killen at the #jiscel11 conference.

Guiding light in death’s shadow

Greats back humanities’ role in democratic health and personal consolation. Matthew Reisz writes Scientists and philosophers rallied to the defence of the beleaguered humanities at a panel discussion organised by the British Philosophical Association last week. Speaking at the London School of Economics on Valuing the Humanities, Martha Nussbaum, Ernst Freund distinguished service professor of […]