Should young people study philosophy, or use philosophical practices as part of their schooling experience? This post discusses research with teachers in Wales about their perceptions of philosophy and its potential use in school curricula.
Understanding the differences between "racism," "prejudice" and "discrimination" can help us to critically reflect on our beliefs, behaviours and assumptions that may promote racism, and how to change them.
Efficacy is the belief in our ability to achieve the results we hope to achieve. The outcomes of our efficacy are normative based beliefs that our behaviour will lead to a desirable outcome, and efficacy expectations are our own belief that we can perform those behaviours. Understanding our values, beliefs and specific conceptualisations of our outcome and efficacy expectations can lead to a richer learning experience for pupils and a greater sense of satisfaction among teachers.