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From left: General Assembly founders Jake Schwartz, Adam Pritzker, Matthew Brimer, and Brad Hargreaves. | Photo by Ian Spanier
I wrote earlier about what happened after I announced that I wanted "to start a university" . The next post will go into more detail about what the University Project means to me, and the practical forms it might take. First, though, I sent my mum the slides and script from my TEDx London talk last week, and she wrote back that "it seemed like as clear a description of your activities, inspirations and plans as I have taken in up to now." (Perhaps it'll even make it easier for her to answer, when people ask what I do...)
A co-operative education centre is opening in England, with no fees and no formal distinction between students and staff. A radical alternative to the Coalition's marketisation of higher education, the Social Science Centre, Lincoln, is set to open in the next academic year. A co-operative education centre is opening in England, with no fees and no formal distinction between students and staff. A radical alternative to the Coalition's marketisation of higher education, the Social Science Centre, Lincoln, is set to open in the next academic year. OurKingdom talks to Mike Neary about the new centre.
I arrived at The University of Oxford last Monday morning. Arrived to read a Masters in Migration Studies. I have had a year-long public debate over whether university was a good idea or not. I have decided on the not.
OK, people, let’s get specific: Out of all the schools in the world, which ones are the most transformational when it comes to imagining a new way to think about teaching and learning in the 21st century? There are a lot of inspiring schools out there, so I want to repeat: which are the most transformational – by which I mean schools that are demonstrating, by policy and practice, 10 or more of the 22 core categories from QED Foundation’s Transformational Change Model? What I find so useful about the QED model (scroll down a bit on their home page to see it) is the way it identifies the central pillars of a high-quality education, and then demarcates what each pillar looks like in a traditional, transitional, and transformational setting.