Come to the 10th annual AERO Conference: May 23-26, at LIU/Post, near New York City! We feel that this is the time for the education revolution, to empower all students, to make learner-centered education possible everywhere. This year’s theme is “What works!” This means that we want keynotes and presentations that explore and demonstrate effective [...]
Interview with AERO founder Jerry Mintz by EduCoup author Bernard Moran: Me – So Jerry, in your own words – what is the alternative education resource organisation (AERO) all about? Jerry – AERO is the main networker of educational alternatives around the world. We help people who are looking for learner centred educations for their [...]
GOVERNANCE IN SCHOOLS is becoming an increasingly important issue, as educators begin to realize how crucial it is to empower the participants in any educational process. There are currently many hundreds of schools in the United States and other countries, both private and public, which operate with varying degrees of of student self-government. These take [...]
Danilo d’Angelo is the founder of Progetto Utopia, living in India for many years he saw a ned for alternative education. Espirito Kashi collaborated with d’Angelo to forge a more student-centered and holistic path.
Education can no longer be confined to the class room, students need to venture out into the world and learn from their environment. First hand experiences are what shape us and students can not get that from a book or a test. They can on the other hand gain skills, knowledge, and experience through hands-on [...]
The teachers (cooperative educational facilitators) created a tutoring space to work with the children who were at risk of dropping out of school. The project evolved into an alternative school that is managed collectively and embraces a pedagogy focused on empowerment and community transformation, as well as creating a more holistic learning environment for students.
Over a decade ago, MIT decided to offer it’s knowledge for free to the world. Today, MITx is a vision by Anant Agarwal. He wants to bring the classroom experience online for the whole world so students that are curious and passionate about learning will have the opportunity to be in a non-traditional classroom environment, [...]