Month: April 2016

Learning Reimagined! Family Conference

      Mark your calendar – South Africa is finally getting its first conference on Reimagining Learning, Self Directed Learning and Building Learning Communities. It is a blended family conference with presentations, panel discussions, small group discussions, funshops, a documentary…

Natural Born Learners

Humans are natural learners. Many of the authors in this collection of essays begin from a learner-centred, democratic perspective. Complete list of authors include: John Taylor Gatto, Pat Farenga, Satish Kumar whose Tedx Talk on Educating with Hands, Hearts and…

Schooling: It’s not about Learning

There is a strong sentiment amongst education academics against children learning exclusively outside of schools. Professor Jonathen Jansen, Vice Chancellor and Rector of the University of Free State, South Africa, recently shared this sentiment (to much applause) on Facebook. This statement…