The Importance of Thinking Charitably

There’s something paradoxical about the power of reasoning. The more you disagree with someone – or the more different their worldview is to yours – the more valuable it often is to be as thorough as possible when considering their perspective. To understand why, consider the alternative. Imagine that someone presents me with this observation:Continue reading “The Importance of Thinking Charitably”

Why Social-Emotional Learning Matters

On July 18th 2020 UNESCO MGIEP (the Mahatma Gandhi Institute for Peace and Sustainable Development) published Re-thinking Learning: A Review of Social-Emotional Learning for Education Systems. It is a much needed and welcome publication that addresses both research and practice.   Social and emotional learning (SEL) enables people to identify and navigate emotions, develop positiveContinue reading “Why Social-Emotional Learning Matters”