Barry Gerard Prendergast

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Barry Gerard Prendergast: Some Favourite Quotes on Education & Learning

The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done. (Jean Piaget (1896-1980) Swiss cognitive psychologist)

The result of the educative process is capacity for further education. (John Dewey (1859-1952) U.S. philosopher and educator)

The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education. (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) U.S. essayist and poet)

Your education is worth what you are worth. (Anon)

To teach is to learn. (Chinese proverb)

The aim of education should be teaching us how to think, rather than what to think. (James Beatti)

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. (Mark Van Doren)

Who dares teach must never cease to learn. (John Cotton Dana)


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