When you own a pet like a dog you teach it to obey, you teach it tricks, to come when it's called, you teach it its name. But what could your dog teach you? What if it could teach you some of those most valuable lessons of all?
The headmaster of Sherborne Preparatory school in Dorset, Peter Tait, has criticised parents for not having enough faith in teachers and the educational institutions when it comes to educating their children. Do parents need to trust more?
What do you do when you’re procrastinating? What do you wish you were doing when you’re at school, work or studying? What if you had time to pursue these things during your normal working days? Would that make you more productive and happy?
We all cringe a little bit at dad-jokes, and I'm sure every school had at least one teacher who always made witty comments and used so-terrible-it's-funny puns in their classes, but does humour in the classroom help?
With the extraction of religion from most universities in the modern world and a focus more so than ever on careers, money and good academic grades where is the space for students to answer the big questions, to think about their alternative paths and to solve the world’s problems?