Cultivating a Growth Mindset – Part 2

In the previous column that I wrote, I introduced the topic of growth mindset vs fixed mindset. As a reminder, a growth mindset is a belief that people can learn new skills and abilities through practice, which embraces failed attempts. This view develops a strong love for learning, seeing life as an exciting journey with … Read more

Cultivating a Growth Mindset

Throughout all of these articles written so far this year, I have continued to express the need for “new thought’ and innovation within the world of education. The truth of the matter is something that every person can agree on; we need to be developing learners to thrive in a future that is unpredictable. For … Read more

Education: A tool to develop citizenship

In previous articles, I have referred to the fact that a major component of any 21st-century-focused educational institution is to prepare and equip learners with a skill set that will allow them to thrive in an uncertain and unpredictable future. Initially, most of us will link this future to jobs and careers that, potentially, don’t … Read more

Making Thinking Visible – Part 2

Thinking happens mostly in our heads, invisible to others and sometimes even to ourselves. A move in future-focused education is for thinking to become visible, both to help learners and educators aware of their thinking and allow others to benefit from seeing thinking in action. In a previous article, I spoke about the concept of … Read more

Making Thinking Visible

The big shifts and innovations within the educational world are fascinating. In previous articles I have mentioned some of them; the move from traditional curriculum/assessment-driven classrooms to ones that develop a deep sense of curiosity in learners, the embracing of enabling technologies to allow for better critical thinking and interactive engagement of learners within the … Read more

PODCAST | Education as Kingdom tool

Today we have the principals of both Kings and Little Flock, Mrs Shelley Trent & Mrs Christie Gunn. This captivating podcast explores education as a Kingdom tool on our campus. We’ll discuss the Who, What, Why, and How of education, diving into our identities, roles, motivations, and practical strategies for raising and releasing godly leaders. … Read more

The Future of Education – Part 2

In my last article, we briefly addressed the fact that education, for the most part, has been pretty much the same for the last couple of decades. I wrote that education has been slow to see much-needed progress towards developing future-focused, lifelong learners. Schools and education centres, like The King’s College (again, I am biased … Read more

The Future of Education

The world around us is constantly changing. From advancements and innovations within the tech world to radically different career fields coming into existence, even the last decade looks radically different from those that came before it. Our hyper-connected world has a future that is unpredictable. The World Economic Forum states, “Jobs of tomorrow are technologically … Read more