Philosophy of Education


Well worth the read.

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Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”  – William Butler Yeats.

You are always a student, never a master.  You have to keep moving forward.”  – Conrad Hall.

Everyone who is involved in education should have a personal philosophy of education.  This philosophy should, of course, be compatible with the mission, vision, values, and goals of your particular school or office.  Administration, teaching, and learning cannot flourish in a vacuum; they need a clearly defined conceptual context.

I believe that each child is important.  As stated in the white paper on education reform for Barbados some years ago: “Each one matters – Quality education for all.”  This document was produced by the Ministry of Education in Barbados.  No child should be written off as hopeless.  We have to help them understand and solve their learning problems.

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