The Patatas – An Education Solutions Consultancy

Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Do Schools Kill Creativity? Children are innately curious and full of imaginative ideas. However, as individuals advance through education, many adults bemoan a loss of this spark. This raises the question of whether schools, which are meant to develop and educate young minds, unintentionally kill creativity.    Naturally, children possess an insatiable desire to learn …

Online Learning in the Philippines: Ensuring Continuity with “School in a Box”

Online Learning in the Philippines: Ensuring Continuity with “School in a Box” The Philippines, like many places, has embraced online learning as a way to keep education going despite disruptions. This is especially important with how fast technology is developing and the growing need for digital skills. Online learning platforms proved their worth during the …

Lack of Education in the Philippines? The Patatas’ CaseStudy “School in a Box” Offers Solutions

Lack of Education in the Philippines? The Patatas’ CaseStudy “School in a Box” Offers Solutions Is there really a lack of education in the Philippines?— P5.768 trillion national budget for 2024 was approved, but only 13.2% is allocated for education The Philippines has long been facing difficulties in providing everyone access to high-quality education— basic …

From in need to clearing NEET: the case of one student’s self-study success

From in need to clearing NEET: the case of one student’s self-study success You should never use the Internet to self-diagnose your medical conditions – but what about self-studying your way into clearing one of India’s toughest medical admissions exams? source: https://www.reddit.com/r/memes/comments/m3ffyp/self_diagnose/ Meet Umer Ahmad Ganie. Well, that’s exactly what 19-year old Umer Ahmad Ganie …

Does Education Have To Be So Expensive?

Education cost is rising. The Patatas’ CaseStudy is a ‘school-in-a-box’ solution not dependent on internet or power, aims to bring education to low-income communities.

Starlink, e-learning and the quest for worldwide connectivity today

With the world’s information so readily at our fingertips, it’s sometimes a stretch to remember that not everywhere in the world has that same immediate, fuss-free access to the Internet. Africa, in particular, faces limitations to Internet access due to its abundance of rural and remote areas. That’s where Space X’s Starlink aims to change the game.

An interview with Hungry SciAnntist [5 minute read]

An Interview with Hungry SciAnntist Social media is an omnipresent force, permeating every aspect of our lives. Platforms like TikTok, Instagram and Youtube have become ingrained in our existence. Undeniably, social media wields immense power, capable of influencing countless individuals, and its presence is here to stay. However, its potential stretches far beyond mere sharing of personal …

How to encourage creativity in the classroom

How to encourage creativity in the classroom? It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Enstein It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein Creativity is an essential aspect of learning and development. It …

Our visit to the Orang Asli

Our visit to the Orang Asli From the 20th to 25th of September 2022, our team visited the Temiar Tribe of the Orang Asli Community in Kelantan Malaysia to explore the use of CaseStudy that was specifically designed and created for 100% offline remote learning. As an education solutions consultancy working to create learning bridges in underrepresented Southeast Asia …

What is unschooling?

What is unschooling? Unlike many other middle schoolers, at eight years old, Sierra Allens quit school. However, her reason for quitting was not to stop her education. In fact, her reason for quitting was to pursue a different way of learning; unschooling. It has been two decades since Sierra quit school. In an interview, she says …

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