A Design-led Liberal Arts Curriculum

There is much interest (and some confusion!) in a modern liberal arts curriculum at education institutions. At its core, a liberal arts education aims to develop well-rounded individuals with knowledge of a wide range of subjects, and with an understanding of a range of transferable skills. The interconnected world and the need for lifelong learning…

Tackling Bullying at the School

Being victimised by school bullies is a frightening experience for any child at any age, and frustrating for any parent. Ignoring a bully is never the answer: the faster one acts, the better the chances of controlling the bully’s behaviour. Bullying in schools is a worldwide problem that can have negative consequences for the general…

Education in 2019

Although the new academic year is still a few months away, as 2019 rolls in, we at The Hearth have compiled a list of areas for educators – in schools and otherwise – to keep their eyes on. Environment At the recent COP24 summit, world leaders spent an inordinate amount of time debating whether to…

The Reflective Teacher

The core of being a reflective teacher means gathering data about your teaching activity, analysing this, and reflecting upon it in a critical manner to improve your own practice. Reflective teachers, who are committed to the learning of students and have a deep understanding of the dynamic nature of knowledge. “An empowered teacher is a…