Monthly Archives: July 2018
Formed five years ago, the SIG is closely associated with the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain which is an associate society of BERA. To take an example, in a chapter regarding morality and education, the writing gets mired in some of the particularities of Aristotle’s ethics instead of pointing up just how relevant (or irrelevant, if such is the case) his ethics is to educational theory and of what use we can make of. Wish there were a better book out there on philosophy of education, but at least good for its early portions and also for its recommended readings.
Our BA Philosophy with Education programme is not about memorising facts and figures, it’s about developing the skills to think clearly, to argue in a structured and methodical way, to present a position forcefully and concisely, and to recognise and accommodate a variety of counter-arguments.
The University of …Read More
The mission of Santa Clara Adult Education is to empower adults of all ages and abilities to succeed in an ever-changing world. This course examines the impact of economics and globalization on workplaces and adult learning. A common problem in adult education in the US is the lack of professional development opportunities for adult educators. Programs are offered at Saddleback Adult Education SJC, San Juan Capistrano, and extend to other off-site locations to meet the needs of our adult learners.
In some educationally advanced countries—such as Australia, New Zealand , Canada , and the United States—adults have long had opportunities to pursue part-time education leading to university degrees, but these programs have usually been carbon copies of programs offered to regular undergraduates.
Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST) offers students the opportunity to build their English and math skills while taking college level classes. The Continuing Education program at …Read More
Late Middle English: from Latin educat- ‘led out’, from the verb educare, related to educere ‘lead out’ (see educe). Educate focuses on partnering with education institutions that offer both theoretical and practical based learning, work based attachments and degrees that will improve the employment opportunities or business start-up ability of the Zimbabwean students that graduate from these institutions.
In this payment-by-results model, CIFF (as an outcome payer) promises to pay back the investor UBSOF the original investment amount plus extra returns as long as the agreed targets are delivered by Educate Girls (the service provider). In addition to assisting the orphaned students with their school fees, Educate Uganda is also working to improve the environment in which they learn and the materials the educators have available.
Educate Uganda is a non profit organization focused on helping improve the educational opportunities for the impoverished children of Uganda. This, then, is the …Read More
Despite the current expectations, we can change public education and work within the system. D.J. ‘Connor published An Introduction to Philosophy of Education (1957) in which, among other things, he argued that the word theory” as it is used in educational contexts is merely a courtesy title, for educational theories are nothing like what bear this title in the natural sciences.
In particular, he might propound a whole public philosophy for public school education, making clear which dispositions it can and should seek to promote, how it should promote them, and which ones should be left for the home, the church, and other private means of education to cultivate.
Critically, despite being the pure scientists’ description, this definition covers only one type of source of knowledge obtained from empirical paradigm; but falls short of not including whole issues covered by other social fields like history and philosophy.
As the above …Read More
As businesses and organizations collectively tighten their belts, employers are adding more stringent hiring requirements for new employees, and corporations are placing a stronger emphasis on training in the workplace. Mass literacy acquires a new importance in these nations of Asia, Africa, and Latin America , and the establishment of universal primary education becomes a social imperative To prevent a generation gap” in reading skills and education while an effective school system is being created for the young, governments must attempt to provide parallel facilities for adults.
Early in 2014, Dr. Estella Castillo-Garrison, Dean of Saddleback’s Division of Community Education , Emeritus Institute, and K-12 Partnerships represented the College in the newly formed South Orange County Regional Consortium charged with re-envisioning Adult Education.
In what rapidly became one of the most famous and heavily studied papers in the mathematics education research literature, Stanley Erlwanger exposed the crippling limitations of what …Read More