Psychogeography for Learning

Have you every wondered why certain environments offer a stronger emotional resonance that others? Why we are drawn to a particular kind of place? Despite being a geography graduate (from many years ago), I recently discovered that there is a name for this, ‘Psychogeography’. It was originally coined by Guy Debord, who defined it as: “the study of the precise laws and specific effects of the geographical environment, consciously organised or not,…

Big business shaping the future of education

Successful educational strategies to engage all members of our communities have the power to transform the social, economic and cultural productivity of a nation. With education being a key strategic target for improving the employability of a future worker, this now represents a key target for private investors who are keen to profit from public and commercial needs.  What can we learn about global education developments from the investment trends by these financiers and…