Alternative education is a broad categorisation, comprising a vast spectrum of pedagogical theories and practices. Some similar ideas, though, lie at the base of most schools of thought in the scope of alternative education. If you are looking to understand non-traditional education easily, then, these 10 pedagogical principles might help you to get to its core faster.
Who is responsible for the Climate Crisis? This article tries to answer this question, analysing in particular the role of ordinary individuals, States and Corporations. Here is why you are not responsible for the Climate Crisis – and why you should be fighting it anyway.
As teachers living in outstandingly fast paced times, it is legitimate to ask ourselves: how can we imagine and design an appropriate education for the 21st century? In other words, what should schools look like, to prepare the students of today for the challenges of tomorrow? In this article, we would like to argue why the current educational system needs to be radically rethought, and to inspire with a few elements that would help us achieve this successful change.
Today, fighting Capitalism seems beyond belief. But we think it is still possible – here is what you can do to fight Capitalism everyday.
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,...
6 ways to keep learning during a lockdown The COVID-19 outbreak forced many of us into quarantine — as we know, lockdowns are a good strategy to slow down the spread of the virus. But having to practice social distancing doesn’t mean that our lives are just paused:...
We can learn from everyone and anyone.
There is so much learning that can be done around us all the time if we just open our eyes to the opportunities and open our minds to the possibilities.
These things have touched my heart rather than my head, I was incredibly humbled by the humanity I encountered.
Voices of EmpowermentIs there such a thing as “West African Culture”? To begin with, from my experience and understanding, culture is a mixture of various elements like language, traditions, beliefs, mentality - all within a specific social group. Let it be a nation,...
The Shock Doctrine - How the Rich use the State of Shock to Profit Dear friends, In the times of a globalized world, more than ever, it is crucial not to forget that we must understand how the corporatocracy tries to profit from the current state of the world...
How can AI serve Feminist Theory and life? How can women take control of it? What happens after they take control of it? What do women want to pass on to future generations? #DAKINIProject
When we accidently crossed a national park in the southern Mauritania, I felt like a child. For the first time in my life I saw migrating birds in their winter habitat. It was deeply moving experience.
The visionary scientist and educator Carl Sagan made sure a photo was taken, from deep space, of our precious home, the Earth. On Human Space Flight Day, we bring a poignant quote.