But Who Champions Citizenship?
Apr 19, 2011
Commentary by Stephen Downes

It's the same question I ask almost every day at our office: "Who's putting mega-bucks and weighty influence behind education that prepares learners for civic responsibility, community awareness and the ability to artistically and passionately express oneself, and appreciate the expressions of others?" Or as Shelly Blake-Plock says, "We need a development of human capacity, not an adherence to the rules of our established profession. We need to build our relationships for the purpose of furthering our humanity, not furthering our careers." Total: 1107
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