I posted yesterday about the urgent need to change education paradigms [https://uniteddiversity.coop/2013/07/31/changing-education-paradigms/]. As such it feels fitting to final re-post this post from Gloria’s blog [https://gl0ria.co.uk/blog/2012/02/04/the-finland-phenomenon/] here: Have you noticed there’s a lot of
This great little collection of videos is the clearest and most authoritative introduction to exactly how the monetary and banking system in the UK actually works. It is based on the excellent book ‘Where Does Money Come From [https://www.neweconomics.org/publications/entry/where-does-money-come-from]?’ published by the Positive Money
Over 3 million people have watched Ken Robinson’s 2006 TED Talk about how schools kill creativity [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY]. But when it comes to videos about the need to change education [https://uniteddiversity.coop/category/education/] there are few more famous tham the above RSA
As mentioned a few posts ago [https://uniteddiversity.coop/2013/07/30/the-hole-in-the-wall-can-kids-teach-themselves/] , I’m going to be sharing lots of inspirational videos about education [https://uniteddiversity.coop/category/education/]. This time we have educator and design activist Kiran Bir Sethi who says “Hope is not a strategy” and teaches
This summer United Diversity is helping the West Lexham Education Centre [https://www.westlexham.org] in a variety of ways. West Lexham Education Centre is an unblemished example of a project providing a leading-edge space that creates innovative services, meaningful training and supports sustainable enterprise opportunities. Located in the beautiful
NOTE: I’ve had a series [https://uniteddiversity.com/email-to-toby-hemenway-re-piracy/#comment-2996] of increasingly [https://uniteddiversity.com/email-to-toby-hemenway-re-piracy/#comment-3007] great [https://uniteddiversity.com/email-to-toby-hemenway-re-piracy/#comment-3030] responses [https://uniteddiversity.com/email-to-toby-hemenway-re-piracy/#comment-3033] from Toby – please see the comments Toby Hemenway [https://patternliteracy.com/], a leading permaculture author sent me a message w
Just got this message from Persons Unknown January – February 2011 Fingers crossed Surrounded by institutions and universities, there is newly occupied space where education can be re-imagined. Amidst the rising fees and mounting pressure for ‘success’, we value knowledge in a different currency; one that everyone can afford to trade.
Springwise [https://springwise.com/education/unclasses/] reports on the LaidOffCamp [https://springwise.com/life_hacks/laidoffcamp/] initiative: “Unconferences have become increasingly common over the past decade or so, notable in particular for their low-key structure and participant-driven format. LaidOffCamp is one such example, and now—inspired, in fact, by that
This post by Dougald Hine [https://dougald.co.uk/] originally appeared on the Dark Mountain [https://dark-mountain.net/blog/towards-a-dark-mountain-reading-list/https://dark-mountain.net/blog/towards-a-dark-mountain-reading-list/] blog Over the last few weeks, a lot of people have asked us to suggest books which pick up on the themes of this project.
UPDATE: The Transition Handbook is now online in a wiki [https://www.appropedia.org/The_Transition_Handbook]! 😛 UPDATE: download Transition-Handbook.pdf [https://files.uniteddiversity.com/Transition_Relocalisation_Resilience/Transition_Network/Transition-Handbook.pdf] UPDATE: download Transition-Handbook.odt [https://files.uniteddiversity.com/Transition_Relocalisation_Resilience/Transition_Network/Transition-Handbook.odt] See also: Transition
A week long London FreeSchool event will be taking place between the 1st and 7th of September with workshops, discussions and skill-sharing. Themes will include Food, Creative Arts, Permaculture, Gender, Science and Languages. The event will be completely free and open to all people willing to respect the ideals of
Versions of this piece have been published in Whole Earth, [https://www.wholeearthmag.com/ArticleBin/447.html] winter 2001 and The Systems Thinker, [https://thesystemsthinker.com/] Vol. 13, No. 2 (March 2002). > > The Dance 1. Get the beat. 2. Listen to the wisdom of the system. 3. Expose your mental