Educating Educators

Though government officials—and society at-large–want to know that the money allocated to education is well spent, this should not mean that profit or material productivity should be the measures by which we assess the educational experience.   In other words education is not something one buys it is something within which one invests, so the issue is not about money well spent but rather appropriately invested. The investment involves not just money but also more importantly people’s lives.  If the latter is not part of the commitment, then the former will truly be just money spent. Continue reading