I’ve often described myself as having been educated in the School of Life… but my recent discovery of the YouTube channel going by that name has been a joyful revelation. Beautifully made, concise, colourful videos… means that catalysing a discussion on any number of topics with children or adults is made very, very easy. Packed… Continue reading The Latest, Greatest Discovery…
Inspired by Masanobu Fukuoka‘s One-Straw Revolution, I’ve written an article where I apply his ideas to the field of education: Read the article here: https://newparadigmeducation23.wordpress.com/philosophy/one-straw-education/
Michael Meade is truly a genius of our times with an incredible story and I’m sharing this recent article where he draws upon his work with young people and his unparalleled knowledge of myth, culture and psychology. http://www.mosaicvoices.org/it-takes-more-than-a-village.html
For anyone who’s not familiar with the message of the Kogi, they are a unique tribe with a story unlike any other… if you want to read more about this documentary which I highly recommend, an article by one of my favourite writers, Charles Eisenstein, can be found here. Homepage The first documentary by legendary… Continue reading Aluna – A Message from the Heart of the World
If you suspect that state education is falling far short of the mark but you can’t quite imagine what good education could look like…. watch this. Sands School, an excellent example of democratic education seems to be providing an excellent service that celebrates the creativity and the individuality of their students whilst building mutual consideration.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyFRHW9OnHY The Spirit Science series was put together by Jordan Pearce, a young man whose sincerity and passion are unquestionable. I like the way he puts things together and this is highly recommended for anyone who’s interested in broadening their understanding of numbers and how they inter-relate with almost every aspect of human life.
If you think that a superhero means a lycra-clad, masked and muscled man with magical powers, it might be time to update your ideas. A superhero does not have to mean some Nietzschean image of perfection the recent decades of superhero comics and graphic novels stand as testimony. Sometimes a superhuman achievement is just to make it… Continue reading What is a Superhero?
Playgrounds are increasingly being regarded as another well meaning failure by modern institutions who were hoping to excite or to serve our children, they merely help to preserve a final enclave in the urban monopolies where children can play without the imminent threat of cars. As a parent, childminder and nursery manager I have spent literally thousands of… Continue reading The Paradox of Playgrounds
Are you an awakening superhero? This online community brought together by New Paradigm Education hosts live discussion groups and courses connecting a wide selection of luminaries and solutionaries who are all dedicated to being the change and working towards the more beautiful world our hearts tell us is possible. Please do check it out… School for the Awakening… Continue reading School for the Awakening Superhero