Globally aware education does not happen by studying for knowledge’s sake, but by forming a suitable environment for our children – an environment that facilitates their development by giving them an understanding of themselves and the world, as well as the opportunity to realize thei
An educator ought to be a very special person, with a very broad outlook on life and an understanding of the processes that are happening in the world. Through a familiarity with the world and with nature, he should have a clear vision of the state he’d like to bring the child to at t
The primary goal of a 21st century school should be the preparation of the younger generation for life in the global world. A child should learn how to correctly interpret what happens to him day by day: why do people relate to him the way they do, and what is the right way to relate
As many biologists assert, we can learn a lot about the future of human society by observing nature. When life on earth began, bacteria, the first living organisms, struggled with each other for natural resources: life, food, and territory. Yet, in time, something wonderful happened—i
The ever-tightening connections among us all should have offered us a wealth of opportunities and facilitated infinite abundance, but somewhere along the way, something went wrong and tilted the world out of balance.
A glance at a typical school curriculum will reveal what we all know: schools try to provide children with tools for academic studies in college and universities, but they do not prepare them for life.
An initial outline for a project of building a virtual educational environment for children all over the world, which was presented before Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO in a meeting held on February 2nd, 2011
The year 2011 finds the world in the midst of a multidimensional crisis that has been “brewing” for many years, but has only recently materialized in our awareness. We are witnessing an ecological crisis alongside an expansive financial breaking point that are threatening our very exi