September 16, 2016

We are all pushed and pulled around by our environments. Mainly pulled.

That’s because our attention is attracted, almost magnetically, by the presence, or rather the absence, of certain things around us. We are drawn along by the power of missing things - missing money...

September 14, 2016

Anyone interested in education in terms of what it really is and what it should be trying to do will probably not need much convincing that it is time to challenge the traditional school model. To do so, though, requires that we ‘think outside the box’ of a traditional...

December 18, 2015


Bringing out the best in your child isn't necessarily something you can or should leave to chance. It takes a certain amount of conscious creativity. But the rewards are tremendous and long-lasting.


1. Point out things near and far.


Like all of us, and perhaps more th...

December 16, 2015


A survey done a few years ago with a Year 9 class revealed some interesting things. One was that almost no one in the class had a particular space set up for doing homework in the evenings or on weekends. 


One boy, who lived on a narrow barge with his parents, used a...

December 11, 2015

Most children are full of enthusiasm for life. They want to play at everything. They give us adults a glimpse of what life can be like and was once like for us. When you need your child to do something, it is usually successful to make a game of it: ‘Race to get teeth...

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