Systemic failure nr 8: Desicion makers are the ones benefitting from the controlling school rather than the learning school

Here’s the 8th systemic failure: The decision makers have themselves been successful in the “old” school so they see no reason to change it for those who are not benefitting from it.  It’s Machiavellian and the power structure is ancient: It ought to be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in…

Systemic failure nr 5: Education must be boring

Here’s the fifth systemic failure: We are suffering from the wrong thinking model, assuming school is hard work and no fun learning.  In the debate about school many refer to that in order to learn “deeply” repetition and hard work is necessary. Life is hard and to be bored is a part of life. …

Systemic failure nr 4: Logical fallacies rule the debate around changing school

Here’s the forth systemic failure: The debate is ultimately springing from logical fallacies for example authority beliefs (the teacher knows best), cherry picking (too many to mention), anecdotical evidence (old school worked for “me”), ad hominem (anyone outside school criticizing the education system is stupid). The debate about school and the education system is very infected sometimes.…