Ragged Uni: free, peer-based learning

Another model of peer-based self-organised learning, based so far in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, and London (though Glasgow seems the most active by some distance). In addition to the “everyone has something to teach” ethos, the Ragged University is also working on a hub of free educational resources, supported and discounted entry into formal education, plus … Continue reading

The principles & practice of home education: intvw with a parent on how she & her sons improvise their learning

Below are just a few excerpts from a lengthy interview I did with a friend of mine, whose teenage sons have been educated at home. Home education includes a range of approaches, and Annie places herself at one end of the spectrum. Quite a few thought-provoking perspectives (at least that’s how it seemed to me). … Continue reading

Nice reflexive little snippet of our weekly self-organised learning discussions by @TonyHall

Note: this is actually a video. If it doesn’t display as such, please click through to the original post to see the video (Amplify and Posterous don’t seem to share content well between each other – possibly not a coincidence!). “We seem to be moving towards recording everything.” This gives a tiny flavour of the … Continue reading

Agile Learning meetups in London

Just cross-posting this here for comprehensiveness of the record… Clipped from alchemi.co.uk Having taken a few soundings — and please complete our short Agile Learning survey if you haven’t already, as we’re keen to get a broader input — the first meetups are under way in London. Where next? Evolution, not revolution. Here are some … Continue reading