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3D Competitors and an Iron Resolve

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What makes an outstanding athlete? Is it all down to their physical ability or is it an amalgamation of intelligences working simultaneously to ensure that they combine their various functions in order to achieve athletic goals? We’ve written about this … Continue reading

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Explaining the Finnish Miracle – Part Two

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As we outlined in Part One of our focus on the Finnish education system, the curriculum is seen not only as continually under review – those who review it are all educational professionals including practising senior teachers in schools. Recommendations … Continue reading

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Why We Need To Act Now

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The title of this blog is the same as the title of the first chapter of Goldie Hawn’s new book, which has been reviewed in depth by us in two previous blogs. Normally we wouldn’t spend so much time on … Continue reading

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Instinctual Intelligence, “Our Inner Machiavelli” and Running With Perseverance.

Posted from Schiphol, Amsterdam. . Moving on from our recent blogs, and our various comments on spiritual intelligence, destructive emotions and Japanese culture, one would hardly have thought that the International Herald Tribune, available free in many good hotels and … Continue reading

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The Philosophers’ Walk

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It’s interesting that the pathway which links three of the world’s most important Zen temples – Ginkaku-ji, Nanzenji and Kyomizudera – is called The Philosophers’ Walk. This gives stress and emphasis to the fact that Zen is a philosophy and … Continue reading

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Aims of Education and the Rights of Children

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Our 2-day marathon with the students at Mukogawa University came to a very satisfactory conclusion on Wednesday afternoon, and we now move on to Wakayama prefecture and the resumption of our work with the staff at Kinokuni Children’s Village. The … Continue reading

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The Zen of Onsen; Waters of Wellbeing.

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“Arima Spa in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture is one of the oldest and best hot spring spa in Japan. Arima hot springs are natural ones that have been used since ancient times. Arima hot springs are rare worldwide ones containing … Continue reading

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Who’d be a headteacher in 2012?

It’s the view of 3Di that schools can only run successfully if they’re made up of a team of enthusiastic and expert teachers/support staff that is well led by a team of experienced & able senior managers. This week we’ve … Continue reading

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Educating Young People for the 21st Century – A Cambridge Perspective

Originally posted on Montrose42 Blog:
How can we educate young people for success in the 21st century? Cambridge academic maps out a vision for 21 Century education Comment The Director of Education at the  University of Cambridge International Examinations, Dr…

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