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Deschooling Reading List

Deschooling Reading List

7 minute read Decolonisation starts with deschooling right? This is one post to bookmark as it links to 16 other long, thought provoking reads.

RETHINKING EDUCATION

EVENTS

Decolonise! UnConference

DECOLONISE! UNCONFERENCE 16-17 NOVEMBER ENOS MAFOKATE EQUESTRIAN CLUB 1679 Cnr Vundla and Lefatola Street, Moroka, SowetoA space, an idea, a feeling and a time to connect, share, learn and grow together towards other ways of being, living, learning and connecting.  We...

9th Annual Unschoolers’ Weekend

9th Annual Unschoolers’ Weekend

The annual unschoolers camp has become a permanent spot on many unschooling and unschooling leaning family's calendars. Each year new families arrive and so the community, connection and fun grows. This Nov sees the 9th Annual Unschoolers' Weekend. Unschooling...

Learning Reimagined: Online Guided Exploration

Learning Reimagined: Online Guided Exploration

11 June - 20 August, 2019LEARNING REIMAGINED   GUIDED EXPLORATIONOnline  11 June - 20 August, 2019LEARNING REIMAGINED GUIDED EXPLORATIONOnline  IS THIS FOR YOUAre you a parent, teacher, caregiver, community based educator? Are you wanting to gain a...

Learning Reimagined Conference 2018

Learning Reimagined Conference 2018

20/21 October, 2018 LEARNING REIMAGINED   UNSCHOOLING AS DECOLONISATION African Leadership Academy, Johannesburg, South Africa   20/21 October, 2018 LEARNING REIMAGINED   UNSCHOOLING AS DECOLONISATION African Leadership Academy, Honeydew, South Africa...

Online Conversation with Bayo Akomolafe

Online Conversation with Bayo Akomolafe

Please join us online in conversation with Adebayo C. Akomolafe What happens when we sit with uncertainty not as an obstacle but as a partner? What changes when we think of our children as agents of their own learning adventures? What becomes different when we rethink...

SOCIAL FOLLOW

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Decolonise! UnConference

DECOLONISE! UNCONFERENCE 16-17 NOVEMBER ENOS MAFOKATE EQUESTRIAN CLUB 1679 Cnr Vundla and Lefatola Street, Moroka, SowetoA space, an idea, a feeling and a time to connect, share, learn and grow together towards other ways of being, living, learning and connecting.  We...

Gamers of Colour! Why aren’t you using your power?

Gamers of Colour! Why aren’t you using your power?

For years now, I have been hearing about racism in the South African esports scene.  To be fair to the scene, racism isn’t unique to the scene. It is reflective of our deeply racist society. Racism exists at all levels, from subtle microaggressions to the overt kind. ...

9th Annual Unschoolers’ Weekend

9th Annual Unschoolers’ Weekend

The annual unschoolers camp has become a permanent spot on many unschooling and unschooling leaning family's calendars. Each year new families arrive and so the community, connection and fun grows. This Nov sees the 9th Annual Unschoolers' Weekend. Unschooling...

The Contradictions of our Existence

The Contradictions of our Existence

By Bayo Akomolafe poet | philosopher | psychologist | professor | passionate about the preposterous One of the most powerful aspects of our modern conditioning is the predisposition to describe, predict and control our experiences. This explains our crazed obsession...

The Child as an Insult

The Child as an Insult

By Toby Rollo of Lakehead University, Political Science Department, Faculty Member. Posted on Facebook in June 2017. Reposting here with permission. There was once a time in the media when it was deemed acceptable to insult or degrade a political opponent by comparing...

MEDIA & LEGAL

RANDOM THOUGHTS

New, Extreme Parenting is not so new

There's a facebook meme making it's rounds in unschooling circles that reads I practice the new, extreme parenting...I call it treating me children like human beings. It's only new to Western domination culture. New and extreme. But for many cultures - treating...

Industrial Education and Industrial Schooling

Monoculture is destructive. In agriculture and in education.  Industrial agriculture, built around monoculture, is falling apart, with an ever increasing need for pesticides and other 'treatments' to keep it in place, with farm workers suffer the effects of...

Silly Humour

ME: My children don't go to school due to illnessThem: Oh dear, What's the matter?ME: School is very ill!  (Fictional Story)Thinking of a career in comedy 😉

On the narrative around Malala Yousafzai

Some of the issues that arise for me in thinking about Malala and her quest for schooling: One of the ironies for me is that her own education is far wider than the schooling system she is advocating for.   Her father is an education activist, He is in the...

No space for our humanity

I was rushing to get the pharmacy to get some relief meds from the chicken pox for my daughter.  I had already spoken to the pharmacist so I knew they were closing at 6 and she knew I was on my way.  But there was traffic light out and I realised that I...