Unfamiliar or improbable?

“There is a tendency in our planning to confuse the unfamiliar with the improbable” – Thomas Schelling, Harvard economist, in reference to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour Although the above quote is not at all in reference to education or technology – it nonetheless is related and important. There will inevitably be a wall in…

Resilience in Academia

Resilience is the ability the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity; the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. Academic resilience therefore can be understood as the ability of students and/or staff to achieve appropriately good educational outcomes despite adversity. It’s not rocket science. For positive progress of staff and students facing…