Dadamac learners: social, online, self-directed, habitual and lifelong (via @Pamela_McLean)

Dadamac (http://www.dadamac.net/) works in Education and Development in Africa, connecting people in the UK (and elsewhere) with their grass-roots social networks in Africa and our online community. Here Pamela McLean (@Pamela_McLean) outlines the practical characteristics of her own learning, and asks, Are you a Dadamac learner? (I’m pretty sure I am) Clipped from dadamac.posterous.com “Dadamac … Continue reading

A vision of peer-to-peer learning in organisations, interview with @olliegardener and London meet-up

Here’s the intro of an extended interview I did with Olaug Nørsterud Gardener a few weeks ago. Ollie describes the thinking behind NoddlePod, her company’s first offering for making work-based learning more relevant and useful. Ollie is in London on 15 December, and we’re aiming to run a meet-up to talk more about the principles … Continue reading

Schools Without Borders: Toronto-based community org making learning more accessible in Canada and elsewhere

Thanks to Liam (@hackofalltrades) for passing this on Clipped from http://www.swb.ca Schools Without Borders (SWB) is a unique youth-led organization that makes education and learning more accessible for young people. We view real learning not merely as a classroom experience, but rather as a life-long journey, inspired by meaningful experiences and sustained by strong partnerships … Continue reading