Tag Archives: Start the Week

Neuroscience and the Importance of PSHE

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It’s not very often that neuroscience and PSHE are placed in the same sentence but it’s time to remedy that. The development of neuroscience, and the evidence of how the brain develops in adolescence, adds a strong case for the … Continue reading

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The Teaching of History: The Debate Continues.

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“Study the past if you would define the future” – Confucius History is debatable. As Mark Twain, amongst others, said “The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.” It is open to interpretation. As Napoleon Bonaparte … Continue reading

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Crushing the Love of Learning

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“Let’s have an education that enables us to be fully alive human beings – and not simply a ‘utilitarian’ education” – Jeanette Winterson speaking on Radio 4’s Start The Week, this morning. *    *    *    * Continuing with the theme … Continue reading

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Intelligent Football, Congratulations to Spain; Start the Week and Liz Truss

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A game of football can be analogous to life itself. Maybe we can use football (soccer) to think some more about the factors that contribute to success in both sport and in life. So – salutations to Spain: quite possibly … Continue reading

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Buddhist New Year, Destructive Emotions, Criminality, Education and Developing Multiple Intelligences

Start The Week on Radio 4 at 9.00am on Mondays is usually worth a listen, and today was no exception. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b019rhzg Topics under discussion were Britain’s justice system, the prison service, why most people choose to obey the law, criminal … Continue reading

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Philosophy, Morality and Education

“Start the Week” this morning considered philosophy and morality, and what we at 3Di Associates would call spiritual intelligence. Three eminent philosophers spoke on these subjects. All were talking about the morality of the self and the community, and the … Continue reading

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