Interview with a DNS teacher – meet Svetlana

Interview with a DNS teacher – meet Svetlana

To choose the path of teaching took me some time, I must say. It started on my very first 1st of September, this is the day when the school year starts in Lithuania. I simply loved it. And I am not talking about the lessons and tests, but about all the kinds of people I got to interact with and about the learning process that was happening there, somehow in between lessons most of the time. Though I was in love with the school and Summer holidays always seemed too long of a break, I never thought I will become a teacher. It is now, when I reflect, I see lots of sense in my actions and choices that led me to choose this profession.

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What is language, and its hidden value

What is language, and its hidden value

Imagine you had to make a list, a catalogue, of all that exists. Where would you start?
You would probably look around, and start to name or to write down everything that you see or that comes to your mind. Soon, you would come across some dilemmas, and start to notice that it is not always so easy to establish what exists and what doesn’t. Do feelings exist, since they are not seen in the material world but just experienced internally? Probably yes, you would say. But then, do fictional characters exist, since they are not seen in the material world but just experienced mentally? This is a bit more challenging. Another dilemma: is a chair something that exists on its own? Or is it rather nothing but the sum of the pieces of wood that it is made of? Then maybe we shouldn’t include chairs on our catalogue of all that exists, it is enough to write ‘wood’. But following this line of thoughts, isn’t wood just a sum of molecules, which in turn are just a sum of atoms? Shouldn’t we then just write ‘atoms’ in our list? As you might have observed, the catalogue is very much subject to interpretation: a particle physicist’s catalogue will probably end up looking very different from your very own catalogue.

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The Invisible Wall

The Invisible Wall

The Invisible WallsThere is such a huge contrast in going through different countries on land. Not by flying and suddenly arriving to a place, but gradually traveling through landscapes. The scenery changes slowly, our eyes adapt to the shift in various forms,...

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The Shock Doctrine

The Shock Doctrine

The Shock Doctrine - How the Rich use the State of Shock to Profit Dear friends, In the time of a global pandemic, it is more than ever relevant to be aware. To understand how the corporations and the rich will try to profit from the current state of the world, with...

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A message from the Teachers Council

A message from the Teachers Council

  Dear Friends, Amid this global pandemic, while our college has been affected in different ways (we will mention below), we are healthy and our students and teachers are doing well. While this virus affects us, it is important to realize, that many live in such...

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Community Frames

Community Frames

 Community Frames   We call them "Frames" – not rules   Rules imply prohibition and often do not promote the understanding of the issue.  At DNS, and the Tvind campus in general, we call them “FRAMES” – like the frames around an empty canvas.  Within the...

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Maria · DNS 2020

Maria · DNS 2020

I like to find the beauty in what is around me, sometimes it only comes when I have my camera in hand, walking through city streets, noticing the glimmers of light shining through gaps between buildings or they way it gracefully dances along the clouds shortly before sunset.

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FIRES Festuge Festival Holstebro

FIRES Festuge Festival Holstebro

We are looking for volunteers to be part of creating a theatre performance. It will take place from the 11th of May to the 14th of June and the aim is to investigate and express Social and Global Changes under the headline of contemporary Transformation through a multidisciplinary and participatory performance.

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