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Quito Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences (QILAS)

QILAS offers three main methods of instruction: Our core method during our core curriculum is discussion based learning (DBL). DBL allows students to develop a wide appreciation of perspectives as they co-construct and re-claim knowledge. Students are invited to think critically and creatively as we together analyze prominent thinkers and core interdisciplinary debates. Project based

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Biosphere Foundation

Biosphere Foundation is a non-profit US organisation with operations in Indonesia managed by PT Biosphere Stewardship Center, and a partnership with Yayasan Biosfir Indonesia to work in Bali Barat National Park. In 1991 we embarked on a 30-year mission around the planet to fuse our Biosphere 2 heritage with local knowledge, creating a collaborative movement

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Sinal do Vale

The Institute Sinal do Vale is a center for the regeneration of ecosystems, communities, and individuals stewarding 173 hectares of land in the Valley of the River of Santo Antonio. We are located 50 km from downtown Rio de Janeiro in the buffer zone between the urban sprawl of Rio and some of the last

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The soil project (VCIL Community)

The Soil Project is an experiment alternative education project which has been created and enhanced over last 3 year from 2017 under the supports of VCIL Community. VCIL community is a network and community of people supporting paradigm shift in society and education towards sustainability, which resolves the issues of fast-paced developed life and builds

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The Rowe Center

Founded in 1924 as a Unitarian summer camp, we still offer summer camps for youth and adults. Since 1974, the Rowe Conference Center has been offering weekend workshops for adults on human development, spirituality, nature, writing, art, music, and politics . Over the years, we have had teachers such as Starhawk, Bayo Akomalafe, Matthew Fox,

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Nav Gurukul

At Nav Gurukul, students are equipped with skills to pursue aspirational jobs like software engineering. To keep up with the industry and modern skills, Nav Gurukul uses online courses available and augmenting the same with contextual examples relevant for our students. Students are thus trained on modern day technologies, stacks and soft skills like critical/creative

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Youth Link

In March 2015 a large community process took place in Auroville called “The Retreat” —a collective gathering to reflect on the future of the township—where the need to make space for the youth of the community became evident. To address this, a group of young participants agreed to start an initiative to help address the

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Himalayan Institute of Alternatives, Ladakh (Hial)

HIAL aims to break the rigid boxes of conventional thinking, be relevant to people’s lives, and encourage learning via practical application of knowledge.
The scarcity of some resources and abundance of others inspire crafty solutions to everyday problems. The innovative approach to education, ‘Learning by Doing’, is closing the gap between mainstream and alternative learning at

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Habib University

Habib was conceived as a preeminent institute for higher education, guided by Yoshin philosophy. Yohsin encompasses five major paradigms: striving for Excellence; appreciating Aesthetics (beauty); nurturing Passion; Respecting others; and Serving the communities in which we reside. A multidimensional concept, Yohsin incorporates a worldview where the worth of a person is measured not just in

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The Mulka Project

The name ‘Mulka’ means a sacred but public ceremony, and, to hold or protect. The mission is to sustain and protect Yolŋu cultural knowledge in Northeast Arnhem Land under the leadership of community members. The Mulka Project employs and trains as many Yolŋu of all ages as possible in full time and casual appointments. The

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