The EDIC+ experience

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EDIC stands for European Democratic Intercultural Citizenship, and the +, Prof. Wiel Veugelers told us, represents or identifies Erasmus + as the main body who funds this programme. I would say instead, that the + stands for the range of different nationalities that this intensive programme gathered this year. Although there are seven universities participating … Continue reading The EDIC+ experience

Being fearless in the face of error

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  ‘Sublime Turbulence’ Robert Rice Flickr Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-ND 2.0) I was fortunate enough to hear David Eagleman talk at Auckland’s recent Writer’s Festival. Eagleman is a neuroscientist and writer (https://www.eagleman.com/) and was sharing his thoughts on creativity. This…

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Budget 2018 – Vote Education and the fate of Innovative Learning Environments and Flexible Learning Spaces

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The New Zealand Labour-led government that came to power in November/December 2017 signalled several areas of change, and education is one of its key priorities. One area within education that did not seem likely to change, however, was the policy of pushing ahead with the construction of purpose-built, flexible learning spaces, and the construction of … Continue reading Budget 2018 – Vote Education and the fate of Innovative Learning Environments and Flexible Learning Spaces