Interesting education articles in the news…
- Anthony Butler – Preoccupied Zuma let’s down SA’s children (27 Jan 2012) – Interesting Business Day article on the need for increased political leadership in South African education
- Economist article on class size in OECD countries – should we be putting the best teachers in front of bigger classes? Schleicher seems to think so.
- Glad to see education is still the largest single item in the national budget…
- Stellenbosch: How a small university town is giving everyone free Wi-Fi – pretty cool!! Thanks MXit
- Witty Esquire article on casual dress sense for men…
1. Work on one thing at a time until finished.
2. Start no more new books, add no more new material to “Black Spring.”
3. Don’t be nervous. Work calmly, joyously, recklessly on whatever is in hand.
4. Work according to Program and not according to mood. Stop at the appointed time!
5. When you can’t create you can work.
6. Cement a little every day, rather than add new fertilizers.
7. Keep human! See people, go places, drink if you feel like it.
8. Don’t be a draught-horse! Work with pleasure only.
9. Discard the Program when you feel like it — but go back to it the next day. Concentrate. Narrow down. Exclude.
10. Forget the books you want to write. Think only of the book you are writing.
11. Write first and always. Painting, music, friends, cinema, all these come afterwards.