My dad thought I couldn’t survive in the world unless I studied physics and chemistry.
When I was 15, dad made it clear that these subject were non-negotiable: I had to study them in year 11 and 12.
So I rote-learned my way through physics and chemistry. And I hated these subjects […]
If you were a student who found studying Science, Maths or English a painful experience or you never could quite “get” these subjects, don’t feel bad or think you’re stupid.
According to creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson – it’s not your fault.
The school system failed you.
In his book, “The Element”, Robinson argues that the school system is broken. It […]
Have you ever had a life changing experience? Perhaps something that initially disappointed or upset you but it then propelled you into action to improve things?
At the age of 11 I had one of those experiences. I entered my first ever public speaking competition.
I remember arriving at the competition feeling incredibly nervous. And it wasn’t just because I had […]