Monthly Archives: October 2010

In Conversation

I have had a particularly busy and social weekend and it has been wonderful. Last night I was at an engagement party of friends who I would say are the best hosts I know. Whenever I come to one of … Continue reading

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Questions following curriculum planning for the Arts…

If, as Nietsche says, “art is the supreme task and the truly metaphysical activity of this life.”, then why on earth do teachers use gluing spaghetti on paper plates as an excuse for artistic activity? Art as the most free … Continue reading

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Three Folding Lab Reflections

From the 12-16th October, I took part in the YIP (www.yip.se) week with Nicanor Perlas as well as the Three-Folding Lab organised by my peers that served to deepen our understanding of his work. Nicanor Perlas is a Right Livelihood … Continue reading

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Positive Dissidence in a School’s Teacher Body

I am currently reading Nicanor Perlas’ book ‘Shaping Globalisation: Civil Society, Cultural Power and Threefolding'(^1) and in contemplating what Perlas writes in the context of a school I had the following thoughts: As teachers, we are one major cultural body … Continue reading

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