education affects our image of ourselves and others

Education is vital to the success of our working lives, to our children’s futures and to long-term national development. More than this, it stamps us with a deep impression of ourselves, and of everybody else, that’s hard to remove. Success or failure in education can affect our image of ourselves for life.” (p.17?)

Ref: (emphases in blue bold mine) Ken Robinson (c2001) Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative Capstone Publishing: Oxford (I have an e-copy and my e-reader is doing weird stuff with pagination, so  references are possibly not brilliant)

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About backyardbooks

This blog is a kind of electronic storage locker for ideas and quotes that inform my research... literary research into fiction for young adults (with a special focus on New Zealand fiction). Kiwis are producing amazing literature for younger readers, but it isn't getting the academic appreciation it deserves. I hope readers of this blog can make use of the material I gather and share by way of promoting our fiction. Cheers!
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