education

MicroMasters – Leading Educational Innovation and Improvement

MicroMasters – Leading Educational Innovation and Improvement An industry recognised qualification with Masters-level credit from the University of Michigan designed to ‘develop learners’ knowledge of educational innovation, research, and practice to enable them to improve the education and lives of children in their own schools and beyond.’ The course is made up of five smaller …

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Altruism in schools

Why Altruism should be a core part of the curriculum

An ideal school would incorporate elements of positive education into the curriculum through altruism and opportunities to volunteer in the community. There are numerous critics to the idea of positive education. Eccleston, 2009 (cited in Paton, 2009, No Page) voices concern that positive education can lead to a ‘dependence on external emotional support’ while Spencer …

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