Agency and enrollment
Enrollment is imperative in education for education to do its job of inducing learning. No enrollment, no learning. Compulsory education is a bit of a misnomer for this fact.
Agency can be seen as a proxy form of enrollment. Giving someone a choice over how they proceed enrolls them in their learning.
So we need to provide our students with options of learning that allow them agency, that are also conducive to their learning.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.
I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.
On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.
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