Question: Do you think that teaching can make progress? Could we make it better?
Wolfram Laube: Certainly, the answer is YES.
One of the main problems we have in Spain and in Latin America is the need to modernize
our education system in order to adapt it to the 21st century.
Scientific progress finds its way into all kinds of disciplines, and of course, education
cannot be left behind.
Every year we excel in the medical field, with new medications and techniques.
Technology gives us today mobiles 1000 times more powerful than computers of the 80s.
And we are already planning missions to Mars!
The blackboard and the circle of chairs have become obsolete.
It is obvious that a methodology dating back 100 years has been superseded by new techniques and discoveries. Studies in the psychology of learning, the functioning of the human brain.