The models of our early education mirror a production line, organizing students by date of birth and in pre-arranged subjects according to centralized standards and with operating paradigms that we've seen drive conformity, compliance and standardization.
Works if you're making engines.
Or door handles.
But not people.
The paradigms that underpinned the worlds in which we were educated as young children should fall away as we move into maturity and begin to take our place in the world. We're not supposed to think in the ways we did at school when we're working in a commercial environment and interacting with other adults. And if we do, it's likely that we're handing over personal ...