My tutor on the Advanced Training Manager ITD now IPD whatever qualification also taught adult basic skills and personal development-type stuff.
The concept of Andragogy was a thing back then: the teaching methodologies for adults. We must have been having a discussion about gender differences. Women were supposed to be more holistic and integrated, they found it difficult to learn abstract information without relating it to their own lives. She didn’t agree, and neither did i, which is why I say: tell that to the ‘Coloured Computers’ who did the abstract calculations that made the Moon Landings possible (Hidden Figures, the movie out next month: https://youtu.be/RK8xHq6dfAo )
She reported that the single parent fathers displayed the same holistic approach to learning that the single parent mother’s did.
Dads. Hormones. Strange. Human.