Equity-mindedness: challenging the “land of inequality, disadvantage and marginalisation”

Equity-mindedness: challenging the “land of inequality, disadvantage and marginalisation”

I published an article recently – Personalising learning: A wicked challenge! As I read some of the comments, I realised that people did not see “Personalising Learning” through the rich lens of a humanising education as I did. Many saw it as an individualised, technical process and even neo liberal in intent. Hence, this article is, at least partially, a reframing of “personalising learning” into the more political Equity-Mindedness.   

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Response to article – “Top schools give multi-million dollar classrooms a fail grade”

Response to article – “Top schools give multi-million dollar classrooms a fail grade”

I don’t normally read the Sunday papers, but when someone told me about the article on the front page of the Sunday Star Times over the weekend, I thought it was time to begin. I found a copy of the article and my Sunday paper reading began. Essentially what I encountered was an argument against being forced to comply with Ministry of Education guidelines to modernise learning spaces because these open spaces “fail” students. The following is my response to the article.

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