Education In General

After recently seeing Ken Robinson’s most recent TED appearance, How to escape education’s Death Valley, we were reminded of an interesting report published by Harvard University on the theme of General Education. The report outlines the research findings of an…

The Cultivation of Curiosity

Whilst preparing some reflections on Martha Nussbaum’s Creating Capabilities, which continues to develop her long standing research within the areas of Human Development, we were reminded of her recent argument concerning the current state of Education and its relation to…

Creating New Knowledge Cultures

It has now been well over fifteen years since a report by the OECD popularised the notion of the ‘knowledge economy’’ as a mode of economic organisation. Aside from occupying the dubious position of a well crafted ideological construct, developed…

The Creativity Complex

The Creativity Complex

Along with the rising notion of innovation, the concept of ‘creativity’ has gained a significant place in the ideal skill set of the modern professional. This readymade sign of originality, novelty or invention has taken on a convenience value as…