Learning Communities in the Shadow of the Innovative Economy


Dr Julie Rimes talks about Kiasu, a new word in the English language that refers to a fretful, egoistic mindset that has a fear of missing out. She goes on to talk about how our learning communities prepare for the coming age of Kiasu and she explores how they seek to provide an education for a good future and a good life for everyone.

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This presentation was part of The Christopher Dawson Centre for Cultural Studies’ 2017 Colloquium on the theme “Liberal Education: Restoring the Notion of Education as the Basis for Living the Good Life”, hosted in Hobart, Australia.

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