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The Toxicity of Competitiveness

In our present social system, a large percentage of people are driven in order to win. Many people think that being competitive is a natural way to be and something we are born with. This short article looks at competitiveness … Continue reading

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School system punishes poor, says report

Andrew Stevenson Sydney Morning Herald A COMPETITIVE school market is segregating students by ability, socio-economic background and ethnicity with profound effects on education outcomes, states a report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. The best education systems are … Continue reading

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Alfie Kohn – The Case Against Competition

Source: Alfie Kohn Raising healthy, happy, productive children goes hand in hand with creating a better society. The first step to achieving both is recognizing that our belief in the value of competition is built on myths. There are better … Continue reading

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