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Forgetting is critical to learning

27 Aug
August 27, 2014

Learning, learning organisations, lifelong learning – the list goes on but it’s easy to overlook the fact that forgetting is critical to learning, for if we do not forget then we cannot learn and we cannot move forward. In their book Uncommon Sense, Common Nonsense, Jules Goddard and Tony Eccles wrote: “Learning is as much a process of purposeful forgetting as of purposeful learning.  We need to slough off falsehoods with the same discipline and zeal that we bring to the search for new Read more […]