Onderwys en die aanflans/vlambaarheid van wyshede

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“Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire.” – W.B. Yeats

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school.” … “It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.” – Albert Einstein

“It takes a village to raise a child.” – Nigeriese gesegde (“Ora na azu nwa”)

“Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.” – John Dewey

“The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.” – Gloria Steinem

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler

“In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.” – Annie Sullivan

“If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning.” – Carl Rogers

“The best teacher is the one who suggests rather than dogmatizes, and inspires his listener with the wish to teach himself.”  – Edward Bulwer-Lytton

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being.” – Goethe

“The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.” – Anatole France

“The experience of the race shows that we get our most important education not through books but through our work. We are developed by our daily task, or else demoralized by it, as by nothing else.”  – Anna Garlin Spencer

“Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.” – Arthur Koestler

“Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” – Malcolm Forbes

“I may have said the same thing before… But my explanation, I am sure, will always be different.” – Oscar Wilde

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel” – Socrates

4 responses »

  1. En daar sê die groot Engelsman, WB Yeats, presies dieselfdw as wat die grootste van al hierdie wysgere, Socrates, gesê het, net met grêter woorde.
    Beide se definisie is die mooiste.
    Moenie volmaak nie, mar steek brand die vlam.

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