Category Archive: Education

Reviving the notion of telos in teaching ethics in accounting

(*This blog was initially published in the ICAEW academic community – https://ion.icaew.com/academia/b/blog/posts/reviving-the-notion-of-telos-purpose-in-teaching-ethics-in-accounting) Recently, the AuditFutures programme launched the “Future Professional” report, which envisions the ‘professional’ as someone more than an excellent technician but an… Continue reading

Repurposing Philosophy for democratising education

50th Anniversary Conference of PESGB This weekend 28th March 2015, the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain celebrated its 50th Anniversary, with conference bathed in exuberance at New College, Oxford. The stars… Continue reading

Inspiring the love of wisdom

This blog was originally posted on the AuditFutures website, as part of the AuditFutures University programme. Would a philosopher make a better banker? – an unexpected question for the fifty first-year students who just began… Continue reading

Battle of Ideas 2014

Shaping the Future Through Debate and Why Philosophy matters more than ever   The Battle of Ideas festival was set up 10 years ago, by the Institute of Ideas and a range of partners,… Continue reading

Gregynog Philosophy Conference’14

PESGB Gregynog Conference 2014   How important is a constant intercourse with nature and the contemplation of natural phenomena to the preservation of moral and intellectual health! (Thoreau, Journal, 6 May 1851).  … Continue reading

We have to know ourselves first before we get to know the world.

To always begin again should be the notion of education and ‘knowing thyself’ the notion of living. In our busy lives, preoccupied with deliverables and outcomes, and forces that diminish our autonomy and… Continue reading

National Curriculum behold, here come the Grand Curriculum Designers!

It’s more than the national curriculum, more than lesson planning and bigger than building knowledge! Let’s design a curriculum by first asking Why… The first pilot day of Grand Curriculum Designs kicks-off tomorrow –  Friday! On… Continue reading

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