Why ‘exchange’ and not ‘study tour’? A Sweden/UK Educational Exchange Project.

I have just returned from a visit to some of the pre-schools of Stockholm, Sweden.  It was an exchange opportunity organised through Sightlines-Initiative for three settings I work with here in the UK with three pre-schools in Stockholm.  In just three weeks time, our Swedish colleagues come to visit here in a mutual exchange and … Continue reading Why ‘exchange’ and not ‘study tour’? A Sweden/UK Educational Exchange Project.

Experiencing and doing is not sufficient for learning

“Experiencing and doing, is not sufficient for learning: doing the same thing time and again does not necessarily lead to learning; the activity in learning – the doing – is indispensable but not sufficient for learning.  The reflection, the evaluation, the analysis that allows for reviewing the process of doing is a vital element that … Continue reading Experiencing and doing is not sufficient for learning