Daily Archives: June 29, 2017
Education would be holistic , including facts, skills, physical discipline, and music and art, which he considered the highest form of endeavor. The complex challenges facing 21st-century education require researchers who can collect and analyze information from multiple academic disciplines — economics, biology, psychology, the arts, history, and more — and translate those findings into transformative ideas for education policy reform and practice.
Rousseau wrote in his book Emile that all children are perfectly designed organisms, ready to learn from their surroundings so as to grow into virtuous adults, but due to the malign influence of corrupt society, they often fail to do so. Rousseau advocated an educational method which consisted of removing the child from society—for example, to a country home—and alternately conditioning him through changes to his environment and setting traps and puzzles for him to solve or overcome.
Education in Malaysia is an on-going effort towards further …Read More