Sunday, November 16, 2008

Another Brick In The Wall

Education encompasses both the teaching and learning of knowledge, proper conduct, and technical competency. It thus focuses on the cultivation of skills, trades or professions, as well as mental, moral and aesthetic development.[Source]

Unbelievable as it may seem, the above definition from Wikipedia, well you know, if I knew that paragraph when I was at school I would have gone on to achieve the highest accolade. You can feel the sarcasm as I strike the keys typing this entry with an excited smile across my face.

Recently I have been studying, not just for work related purposes but also to educate myself about a whole range of subjects. You have probably seen that relayed through my writing; history, technology and seeking new direction. I understand that at times you have to travel backwards to really move forwards and I embrace that and want to learn. Whether it's because I am rapidly approaching thirty, I have children who are information magnets at the moment or because I feel that I am not doing enough to make significant advances. Today php tomorrow the world...