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Category: Teaching and Learning

Leadership, Life, Teaching and Learning

This Being Human is a Guest House

November 16, 2018, Author: Chris Breen

I woke early this morning with a deep sense of satisfaction. The previous day I had finished my last intensive 6-day Personal Leadership programme for the year. This last module had been an amazing experience! Fantastically courageous participants had the courage to share their personal stories at an extremely deep level on day one and […]

Teaching and Learning

Expanding the Foundations of Biocentric Education

January 30, 2018, Author: Chris Breen

I have revised this piece of writing from a year or two ago and re-posted it as I will be referring to aspects of Biocentric Education in a future post and it helps to have some background available to interested readers. Biocentric Education is a branch of the work inspired by the creator of Biodanza, […]

Teaching and Learning

Student Deadlines and Extensions

October 20, 2017, Author: Chris Breen

One of the least satisfying aspects of teaching comes at assignment submission time. Suddenly my email inbox is flooded with all sorts of pleas for late submission. This year I decided to do something different. A month before the assignment was due I sent out the following email: Sent: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 5:50 PM [...]

Teaching and Learning

Moving into Wisdom

October 19, 2017, Author: Chris Breen

Most of my teaching programmes end in the same way. We finish all business during the last day. This includes personal reflections, goodbye messages to each other in our journals and a public utterance of our intentions for the road ahead. And then we have one last break and come back for a final movement [...]

Teaching and Learning

Some Reflections on Teaching and Learning

October 4, 2017, Author: Chris Breen

When I was at school I learnt the trick of getting good marks in maths. Listen carefully to the teacher and crack the code of what s/he was teaching and then practice practice practice to make sure I could do the sums in the way teacher wanted as quickly as possible. The teacher always had [...]