To begin, debate is not just to argue about a topic but its purpose is to widen our mind. According to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education, “debate is not just one of the “great equalizers” for minority achievement and educational opportunity, but also a best practice to produce dynamic Americans proficient in the 4 “Cs” of 21st century skills—critical thinking, communication, collaboration,
Applying Ubuntu as a principle in education: The benefits: An Ubuntu-oriented structure is an appliance and a solution towards revolution. The concepts like fairness, justice, equivalence, non- discrimination, human self-respect and responsibly are mainly enhanced by the structure. The structure also represents the theory of common acceptance and dynamic obligation of the worth of different human beings (DoE, 2001:3). Postulation of the practices of consideration, humanity and respect are the basic elements that makes the schools places where the values of educating and learning prosper (DoE, 2001:14).
Ken Robinson states that revolutionising the education system, so learning is no longer linear, but organic, will support this change and resonate with the add more. The outcome of human development cannot be predicted, but through creating environments, in which individual can develop their…. Fielding Nair, 2015, recognises the four following aspects to be the most fundamental to support student-centred learning in MLE. The first is individualism.
From the modernization of E-rate to the proliferation and adoption of openly licensed educational resources, the key pieces necessary to realize best the transformations made possible by technology in education are in place. Educators, policymakers, administrators, and teacher preparation and professional development programs now should embed these tools and resources into their practices. Working in collaboration with families, researchers, cultural institutions, and all other stakeholders, these groups can eliminate inefficiencies, reach beyond the walls of traditional classrooms, and form strong partnerships to support everywhere, all-the-time learning. Although the presence of technology does not ensure equity and accessibility in learning, it has the power to lower barriers to both in ways previously impossible.
Kozols campaigns for an education system that “empowers our students to see clearly and speak openly about the schools that they attend and neighbourhoods in which they live”. Kids should be aware of the schools they attend, diverse or not, and education systems have a chance to break segregation from the beginning and bring all ethnicities together. Montessori is advocating for an education system that sees the freedom that the child manifests and allows them to express their creativity. She believes that the freedom they attain from proper education releases their inner ambitions allowing them to lead a successful life. Her idea of education is that “The school must permit the free, natural manifestations of the child if in the school scientific pedagogy is to be born”.
A goal of social justice I hope to champion through my research is equity of educational outcomes. I want to research the modes of instruction that students respond the most positively to and experience the most personal, intellectual, and academic development through. This is largely informed by my own
Curriculum models provide a structure for teachers to “systematically and transparently map out the rationale for the use of particular teaching, learning and assessment approaches” in the classroom, and are regarded as an effective and essential framework for successful teachers (O’Neill 2015, p27). Feeding into a particular curricular stance, it is essential to recognise the multiplicity of sources which will govern this individual framework. Oronstein and Hunkins observe that, when designing a curricular stance, educators must first consider the “philosophical and learning theories” which will inform their “design decisions” (2009, p182). This approach is essential to ensure that the curricular approaches one selects are “consonant with
Education Opens Horizons Insight Into Better Lives Education is knowledge learning, skills, and custom group of people passed down from one generation to the next through teaching, training, or research. Education is a process to awareness to change someone’s paradigm to be better. Besides, education also opens horizons to progress for everyone who involves inthe education itself. Among all weapons, education is the most powerful weapon that we can use to change the world (Nelson Mandela). I personally have faith in this statement because it is in line with the vision and mission in the Constitution of Indonesia to establish a stronger nation with future generation, education serves as the vessel to critical thinking of the agents of change
Randi Weingarten once said, “A high-quality public education can build much-needed skills and knowledge. It can help children reach their God-given potential. It can stabilize communities and democracies. It can strengthen economies.” Weingarten, an American activist, illustrates the need for educational reform as a life raft for future generations.
Education as an instrument of social change: One of the most formidable and potent tool of social change is Education. The society can bring about pertinent and much sought after desirable changes through education and modernize itself. By creating the right kind of ambience and by providing ample opportunities and experiences, education can enable an individual to cultivate and groom himself for adjustment with the emerging needs and philosophy of the changing society and aid in the can transformation of society as a whole. A sound social progress needs careful and meticulous planning in every dimension of life, be it political, economic, social and cultural. Education must be tailored to suit the needs of the society
These institutions give educators the freedom to cultivate new teaching models and develop creative methods to meet students? needs. This unique flexibility is matched by strong accountability and high standards, so underperforming charter schools can be closed, while those that consistently help students succeed can serve as models of reform for other public schools. In an economy where knowledge is our most valuable asset, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity ? it is an imperative.
Annotated Bibliography Patricia Peterson Kaplan University Project Description Global education is a complex idea that is taught to enhance ones meaning of the world. Education that opens people’s eyes and minds to the realities of the globalized world and awakens them to bring about a world of greater justice, equity, and human rights for all. (Maastricht Global Education Declaration) Multicultural Education refers to any form of teaching or education that incorporates the histories, texts, values, beliefs, and perspectives of people from different cultural backgrounds.