Achievements – Skills Development

Achievements – Skills Development By Dr Charles MargerisonPresident, Amazing People Worldwide Introduction Shakespeare, Marie Curie, Mozart, President Lincoln, Gandhi and Harriet Tubman are all exemplars of people who achieved a great deal during their lives. Irrespective of the country in which they lived, or the cultural challenges of their time, they achieved success in their… Continue reading Achievements – Skills Development

Amazing Achievers Summary

Amazing Achievers Summary By Dr Charles J Margerison When reading the life stories of people who achieved a great deal in their lives, I asked, ‘How did they do it?’ After all, like all of us, they only had 24 hours in each day, and 365 days a year. So, how did Shakespeare write outstanding… Continue reading Amazing Achievers Summary

Amazing Achievers Workbook

Amazing Achievers Workbook By Dr Charles MargerisonPsychologist Introduction Dr Marie Curie is the only woman to win two Nobel Prizes for Science. Thomas Edison was awarded 2,332 patents from many countries. They are two amazing achievers who succeeded because they used their talents and time well. Amazing people like Shakespeare, Helen Keller, Mozart, Harriet Tubman… Continue reading Amazing Achievers Workbook

Amazing Achievers and Positive Psychology

Amazing Achievers and Positive Psychology By Dr Charles Margerison – Psychologist When reading the life stories of people who achieved a great deal in their lives, I asked, ‘How did they do it?’ After all, like all of us, they only had 24 hours in each day, and 365 days a year. So, how did… Continue reading Amazing Achievers and Positive Psychology

Can Do Spirit – The Essence of Student Wellbeing

Can Do Spirit – The Essence of Student Wellbeing By Dr Charles Margerison Psychologist Introduction How can we support students to succeed, not just in passing examinations but in having a satisfying life? That is a key aim of wellbeing education. The following are practical examples that fit with both classroom and online distance learning… Continue reading Can Do Spirit – The Essence of Student Wellbeing

Education For Thinking & Action

Education For Thinking & Action By Dr Charles MargerisonPsychologist Introduction It is common feedback from employers that students are not properly prepared for employment. A major part of the problem is the traditional focus on individual exam results. However, more schools are introducing a project team problem-solving approach that requires students to use the skills… Continue reading Education For Thinking & Action

Can Do Spirit – Reflections

Can Do Spirit – Reflections By Dr Charles MargerisonPsychologist Reflections “If this boy put as much effort into his studies, as he does into his cricket when bowling, he might make a success.” “If this boy put as much effort into his studies, as he does into his cricket when bowling, he might make a… Continue reading Can Do Spirit – Reflections

A Science of Self-Development

A Science of Self-Development By Dr Charles MargerisonPsychologistFounder of Amazing People Worldwide Focus To what extent should schools be educating students on self-understanding and development? The traditional curriculum focuses on examined subjects like mathematics, physics, literature, geography, history and music. In contrast, during the whole of my primary, secondary and tertiary education, I cannot remember… Continue reading A Science of Self-Development

Active and Passive Learning – Options and Choices

Active and Passive Learning – Options and Choices By Dr Charles MargerisonPsychologistFounder of Amazing People Worldwide We can only improve by learning. So, what are the ways you learn best? I have long been interested in this question, both for my own personal development, and for my work with students and adult learners. Amazing Achievers… Continue reading Active and Passive Learning – Options and Choices

Amazing Women

Amazing Women By Dr Charles MargerisonPsychologistAmazing People Worldwide Who would be on your list of inspirational women achievers? That is the question I posed when writing my book titled Amazing Women. I was astounded to find that up to the year 1900, and beyond, there are relatively few records of women achievers. Few women before… Continue reading Amazing Women