Core Values is a hot topic in parenting and teaching circles. Everyone wants what’s best for their little budding brainiac. But does it work?
Core Values is a hot topic in parenting and teaching circles. Everyone wants what’s best for their little budding brainiac. But does it work? Many, like Sir Ken Robinson (acclaimed educationalist) and most of the best private schools in the world don’t think so.
Not only is the Core Value initiative an old model based on an old paradigm of teaching, production line education at its best produces conformity. But when the first authors designed our our current system, conformity in society was what everyone wanted. “Follow the leader!” And we did. The handful of creative thinkers who dared to step outside of the box became pioneering entrepreneurs. And we followed. While knowing how to get along with the group is as necessary as learning one’s ABC’s, that kind of teaching fails us when we try to stand out or even stand up to the new global dynamic.
The major problem with the CORE VALUE argument is what it leaves out ...
Via Carisa Kluver