Professor Henry Benedict Tam's recent essay explores how learning has been used throughout history to empower individuals and build a more equal society. He explains the importance of learning, understanding public policies and sharing ideas in order to challenge current practices that affect our lives. It further explores how the WEA can use learning to help students be more aware of the issues around them and in their communities to get more involved in influencing change.
"The more people understand what causes natural and social problems, the more able they are to pick out the most promising solutions."
“If learning is to serve the purpose of enhancing our ability to deal with social problems, then the WEA has a vital part to play in helping people connect what they learn to the broader challenges facing them and their communities”
Click here to read the full article available on Henry Tam's blog.