Education based on intrinsic motivation

Yesterday I wrote about my frustration with the current state of our education. You can go ahead and read that post here, but in essence it comes down to the observation that our adherence to industrial-type education is failing to prepare us for the future. Now, preparing for the future is a broad concept, but … Continue reading Education based on intrinsic motivation

The pressure to perform – stealing from our children

Perform or else Each start of a school year I am surprised about the enormous pressure we dare put on our children. Such an amount of requirements we put on their shoulders. And if they fail to live up to our high expectations, we send them for assessment and evaluation, because something must be wrong. … Continue reading The pressure to perform – stealing from our children