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Higher Education Is in Trouble, And Should Be — Higher Education is Broken, Let’s Disrupt it and Build a Better Model of Adult Education Series, Part 1

This series of articles examines the deep and profound structural issues in post-secondary and adult education, examines the disruptive forces at work and works towards a new model of adult education that can truly work for all.

In part one I outline the broad issues at play and the signs that the crunch as arrived.

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Why Do We Torture All High School Students with Maths That Many Will Never Use?

Education administrators and governments seem to be totally detached from any understanding of the real world when it comes to designing curriculum. Nor do they seem to care how making students study something they are ill suited and unmotivated for will destroy self-confidence and create negative internal dialogue. It also wastes time that could be more productively spent. 

In this article I examine how we have ended up where we are, why it is a disaster and what can be done to fix it.

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Rising Student Numbers Have Harmed Universities -Higher Education is Broken Series, Part 2

This series of articles examines the deep and profound structural issues in post-secondary and adult education, examines the disruptive forces at work and works towards a new model of adult education that can truly work for all.
Here is part two. This article looks at how rising student numbers, in combination with the inherent structural problems of universities, has broken higher education

The data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics shows the percentage of 18–23 year old’s in higher education.

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