Who's filtering the complexity?

Who’s filtering the complexity?

Over the last year or so we have often talked about the ever increasing complexity that organisations have started to face as the 21st century begins to mature. One obvious element of this complexity has been the exponential growth of…

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 Knowledge Biased Economy

The Knowledge Biased Economy

Aesthetics is for the artist as ornithology is for the birds. Barnett Newman The colour field painter Barnett Newman was a skeptic when it came to the received wisdom about the link between theory and practice in art. Newman saw…

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…

Globalising Graduates

Over the last twelve months or so there has been a growing interest in the notion of Global Graduates, that is, graduates that possess the knowledge, skills and behaviours to operate both through and beyond traditional borders and across multiple…