Climate change has been called ‘the long emergency’. Resistant as humans are to change, and often fearful of the unknown, we now have a tremendous opportunity to demonstrate what humanity can be at its best, if we are able to find agency. By agency we mean ability to take action in a generative way to
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Each of us, individually and collectively, are capable of self-designing and selforganizing our own learning programs, learning communities and learning ecosystems. We need to reclaim our capacities to decolonize, generate and share knowledge. We need to re-open wisdom dialogues about development, progress, technology, equality, freedom and the good life. This document is a supportive guide to setting up your
Dispatch on the 3rd International Gathering of the Ecoversities Alliance (India, 2018) and Ecoversities updates.
By the Ecoversities International Gathering Steering Committee Group photo at Third International Gathering of the Ecoversities Alliance (photo by Udi Butler) On October 2018, in a period comprising 10 days for some, and two weeks for others, the Third International Gathering of the Ecoversities Alliance took place at Swaraj University, Rajasthan, India, and continued during a
Comer es Rebeldía Vol 2. La Alimentación como arte de la resistencia (Eating is Rebellion Vol 2. Food as art of resistance). This is a compilation of texts about food sovereignty and proposals of resistance and autonomy related to food. It focuses on the creation of alternatives from the grassroots and transmits the message that
Pedagogy, Otherwise: the Reader was assembled in the context of /and in conversation with the Eco-versities Alliance, a trans-local community of learning practitioners from around the world committed to cultivate and reclaim knowledges, relationships and imaginations. Most of the texts appeared originally in the series Pedagogy, Otherwise, as part of the line of inquiry Learning,
These Coloring Book for all ages were created by two 2013 Native Hawaiian graduates from Hawaiʻiʻs first Indigenous-focused charter school, where they learned about their responsibility to the environment. Each book focuses on issues facing Hawaiʻiʻs unique environments and provides solutions, as well as inspirational Hawaiian proverbs passed down from our ancestors for many generations.
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
In the series Pedagogy, Otherwise—part of a line of inquiry dedicated to Learning, Pedagogies, and Education—I began exploring texts that approached the question with a diverse range of perspectives. I was interested in focusing on those experiences or experiments resulting from communities of practice and communities of struggle, in which learning spaces are informed by a quest for