Friday, January 30, 2015

The World Becomes What You Teach

"We need a bigger vision for the purpose of schooling and I believe that it should be this: that we provide every student with the knowledge, the tools and the motivation to be conscientious choice makers and engaged change makers for a restored, healthy and humane world for all...or another way of putting it: I believe that we need to graduate a generation od solutionaries"
Zoe Weil is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education and is considered a pioneer in the comprehensive humane education movement, which provides people with the knowledge, tools, and motivation to be conscientious choicemakers and engaged changemakers for a better world. Zoe created the first Master of Education and Certificate Program in Humane Education in the U.S. covering the interconnected issues of human rights, environmental preservation, and animal protection. Brilliant talk, must watch.
-- watch Zoe's 2012 TED talk - Solutionaries

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