The Social Innovation Academy is a unique learning environment that empowers marginalized youth to become job creators.
Transforming learning into a process of liberation sounds great, but what does it mean in practice? Eco-versity representatives at a meeting in Portugal in 2015. Credit: Brandon Hay. “Redefining the way we learn is also about being aware of the underlying patterns that have been imposed on us through our schooling. Many times we are
Learning takes place in the heart, the hands and the home, not just in the head. What does that mean for the universities of the future? Students from Red Crow Community College visiting Omahkakihtakssin (Majorville Medicine Wheel) in southern Alberta, Canada. Credit: Narcisse Blood. All rights reserved. Situated within the same walls that once housed
Notes on the 1st Ecoversities gathering in Tamera, Portugal Compas: The memories of our encounter still resonate in my mind and in my heart. I still need to process many things. The hassle of everyday life has caught me, and it is always complicated for me to sit and write my feelings/thoughts (sentipensamientos), but I did
https://vimeo.com/172681670Re-learning Hope is the story of Unitierra, an autonomous university in Oaxaca, Mexico that is immersed in, and has emerged from, the social and indigenous movements of the region. The film tells the story of this emergence of Unitierra and its powerful critique of traditional education and development. The film is a hopeful example of
Knowledge production has increasingly become central to emancipatory projects. More and more people in struggle recognize the importance of learning and research as an essential part of movement and also an essential part of those moments of the future in the present across the globe. Alongside the serial protests and convergences of the 1990s and