Edward de Bono. Photo: Jon Reid
THE man who coined the term ''lateral thinking'' has called on Education Minister Julia Gillard to include thinking on the national school curriculum.
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The Australian government released some statistics on how school were performing in teaching reading and writing. They called it the "My School Website".
This website (www.myschool.edu.au) allows you to look at those stats. Now there's another MySchool website with a very similar address www.myschool.com.au, which allows people to discuss those statistics.
But the second site is…Continue
As an advisor to the affluent and a relatively new Six Hats instructor (I took the certification course in September of last year) , I have been contemplating the most effective way to introduce Six Hats thinking into my practise. I thought about how erosian can have such a negative effect if we neglect our natural resources. Similarly, the greatest cause of wealth erosion is the neglect of one or more…Continue
The Aussie Govt has decided to have the world's best education system, and had its minions release a draft document explaining what the new curriculum will look like.
It's available at http://www.australiancurriculum.edu.au. Has anyone seen it? (You need to create an account to be allowed access.)
Yes "Thinking Skills" is there, but it's listed as a "General Skill" that teachers have been asked to apply to…Continue
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