Decolonising the Mind

Decolonising the Mind

Following up on our mention of the excellent work by Natasha Aruliah (see The Power of the Circle in our August 2019 Newsletter) comes this reminder to check our fundamental assumptions from science and environment educators Carolina Castano Rodriguez and Laura Barraza (in *13 Questions: Reframing Education’s Conversation: Science Series. Edited By Lynn A. Bryan…

Herman Melville

Herman Melville’s Perspective

It can be useful – even comforting – to remember that current issues, and their solutions, have been with us for some time. As a reminder that globalisation — and resistance to it – is more than a recent phenomenon, see the entertaining summary of Hermann Melville’s views at https://www.economist.com/books-and-arts/2019/07/18/born-200-years-ago-herman-melville-was-globalisations-first-great-bard Plenty of 20th and 21st century research and experience tells…