Category Archives: Education

Designs on an education in kindness

Welcome to my blog giving some background information about my gofundme page, where I am raising money to cover the fees for a design masters.  I have pledged to pay forwards every donation I receive with a random act of kindness … Continue reading

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#25 To be successful, first do the things you love.

I just watched this TED talk (at the bottom) and was almost moved to tears. If I had been in the audience, I too would have been on my feet at the end. My bearhunt is moving on. The bit … Continue reading

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#4 How not to legislate

It is a fact, perhaps not as well known as it should be, that, until recently, if you were a British student attending a university in the UK, the Government paid 60% of your course fees. That contribution wasn’t available … Continue reading

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A quick post about tuition fees

The Government’s website factsonfees needs to be more widely known about. It busts some prevalent myths and makes it clear that, for the vast majority of people, the new system about which we are all so upset is actually better … Continue reading

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Today’s TEDbit

It is so very true that we have lost the art of debate and that we need to bring it back.

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Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

I absolutely love this guy; his opinions on education speak to my soul. He’s funny too. I’ve finished my art class now and, although I have definitely passed, I won’t have achieved the grade I’m fairly sure I’m capable of. … Continue reading

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Two mind blowing TED talks

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A few thoughts

Here is a collection of a few small thoughts I have had recently that aren’t really big enough for a whole post each, I thought I’d bung them together in a miscellany[1]: 1. Apparently I have been Follow Fridayed a bit … Continue reading

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