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While studying sustainability I came across a TED lecture by Ray Anderson. While sustainability is something we should all consider, the poem at the end of his talk by Glenn Thomas is something I’d like to share.   Tomorrow’s Child Without a name, an unseen face, and knowing not your time or place, Tomorrow’s child, though […]

Free education

June 2nd, 2013

For anyone interested in personal growth, I’ve just added a couple of posts to my education Blog about the free MOOC’s I’ve enrolled in. These are just the tip of the iceberg. I’m currently enrolled in 16 Coursera courses commencing intermittently over the next 12 months, 2 Open2Study courses, and watching a few other sites just in case I […]

    Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have joined together to form a new entity, ‘edX’, which will offer free online education. The current offering of only one unit of study (beta testing) has resulted in more students enrolling in this single unit than the entire living alumni of MIT. Future offerings are […]

Interfaith College

April 28th, 2012

At this stage the Interfaith Church doesn’t have a training arm in place however we are working on putting together a training structure and online Interfaith College. Unfortunately it will probably take a couple of years to get the course structure up and running and to convince suitably qualified people to assist in writing and […]

Hi All, I’ve had a few queries about becoming an Interfaith Minister in Australia and have decided to put as much as I can into a single blog which I can point future querents to.   My Journey: Some of the reasons I consider myself an Interfaith Minister are: most importantly, my initial self-dedication to […]

Assessment is no fun

April 17th, 2012

Having just completed an assessment item for my current university course, I am reminded of the joys of assessment from the other side of the fence. Assessment as a student isn’t a lot of fun. I find I get distracted and wander off after some new piece of information which while important and interesting, is often […]

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