Teaching and Learning: The role of Learning Theory

The Oxford Dictionary defines learning as “the acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience, or being taught”. However, before any teacher even begins to engage in this process with students they must consider learning theory and its effect on the teaching approach they choose. Learning theories allow educators to design learning environments and improve … Continue reading Teaching and Learning: The role of Learning Theory

Global Education Systems; the importance of research before you go

Writer Matt Exell talks about why it is good to be aware of the education system you are moving to. So, coming to a new place is always a difficult experience.  Especially when said new place has a new language, school system, culture and your favourite TV shows aren't available anymore!  Today I'm going to … Continue reading Global Education Systems; the importance of research before you go

The Deep Think – Schools Where The Student Chooses What To Learn

We are all familiar with cirriculums.  As students or teachers we have all been guided by these, and what we have know has been shaped in some way by the cirriculums that were prevalent when we were in education. But what about a school where the student chooses what they want to learn?  This is … Continue reading The Deep Think – Schools Where The Student Chooses What To Learn