What methods of teaching will be employed? There are various themes in pedagogy that cater to different types of learner so classes should do their best to reflect these types in the classroom. There should be a division between lectures and seminars/lab work, or theory and practice/debate. This means information is distributed en mass initally […]


What standards will be applied to differentiate a novice from an expert? The present undergraduate, graduate, master, Professor / Doctor system is ultimately misleading. When someone claims “I am a Dr” you must then ask “of what?”, biology, philosophy, humanities etc. being a professor doesn’t suddenly give you a status to talk on every subject. […]

Mindfulness and Education

So I saw this article on neural studies of Monks doing meditation and it’s effects on the brain: http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Stanford-studies-monks-meditation-compassion-3689748.php I’m presently reading a book on some of this, it’s really quite amazing. There is a sizeable amount of scientific literature which shows that meditative skills and methods have a huge number of positive benefit to the […]

zut alors!

OK, aujourd’hui c’était un cauchemar ou puet-être une catastrophe. Il a commencé avec une erreur de planification. Pas mon erreur, mon client trompe, cependant, il était de mon devoir pour réparer les dégâts. Il a commencé avec le problème que nous n’avions pas de salle, parce qu’il n’etait pas reservé par la gestion. Mais bien que d’être […]


What balance of time will there be between duties, research, training and leisure? It should be as much as possible a balance between work and pleasure with exercise simply being considered as part of a daily routine. Regular sabbaticals and times of relaxation and mindfulness should punctuate the working day, week and year and these […]


Why are members trained in subjects like martial arts and meditation? There was a long consideration in writing the entries about martial arts and meditation. Meditation has a solid amount of scientific evidence to show that it has numerous physical, emotional and cognitive benefits. While we can draw connections between practitioners of martial arts and other similar […]