"What was true yesterday may no longer be true today. What is true today might not necessarily be true tomorrow." "La vérité d'hier n'est pas celle d'aujourd'hui. La vérité d'aujourd'hui, n'est pas forcément celle de demain."- Jean-Claude Mira, professeur de biologie 1995 Amphithéâtre Claude Bernard, Université Paris 5 René Descartes. These are words of wisdom from my biology teacher back in 1995, when I was a first year med student. This struck a chord with me and till this day I am applying this principle to anything I learn or unlearn. - To all the badass teachers we encounter in our lives, THANK YOU!!
"I believe in a future where the point of education is not to prepare your for another useless job, but for a life well lived."- Rutger Bregman, Journalist and Author.
Idriss Aberkane is a cognitive neuroscientist, a strategist, a professor of Knowledge Economy, and a researcher in biomimetics & engineering. This talk is in French. So, what is Knowledge economy?
"The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don't know how to be submissive, and so on -- because they're dysfunctional to the institutions."
- - Noam Chomsky
“You take an area, a school, a district, you change the conditions, give people a different sense of possibility, a different set of expectations, a broader range of opportunities, you cherish and value the relationships […]
While every education system in the world is being reformed at the moment, Sir Ken Robinson thinks that it is not enough to reform a broken model. He suggests instead, a a radical shift from […]