Category: Thoughts


“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school”.          -Albert Einstein Learning cannot be enforced; Learning must happen. So, we must begin from the ‘inside.’ Learning is a life-long phenomenon and must be offered, made to flow within, and not forced upon the mind. If education is to meet […]

Critical Thinking and Information Literacy: Expanding on the Definition of ‘Education’

Information literacy, as set out in the Alexandria Proclamation, is defined as something that ‘empowers people in all walks of life to seek, evaluate, use and create information effectively to achieve their personal, social, occupational, and educational goals.’ In pedagogical terms, this would include basic literacy, computer literacy, research skills, and critical thinking. These pedagogical […]