Learning Reimagined

unschooling As Decolonisation

October 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa

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Learning Reimagined

unschooling As Decolonisation

October 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa

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Unschooling as a Journey of Self Discovery

Unschooling, a foreign concept. A word synonymous with “terminal disease” … at least that’s what you would think from the reactions I get when I tell people I’m an independent learner. “You’re what? You’re unschooled? Good god, are you mentally diseased? Socially...

Living My Passion: Made possible by Unschooling

Hi! My name is Emmanuelle.. I am a 12 year old girl. I used to go to school and it wasn't something that I enjoyed. That is because I was forced to do everything that the other kids did. I wasn't able to learn what I wanted to.  I would come home after school and...

From Homeschooling to Unschooling: A Peek into Daniel’s Journey

Hi everyone. My name is Daniel Charles Jenneker aka iDanyxBoy aka Mr Salty.  I am 16 years of age. I am a homeschooler turned unschooler. I am the second youngest in my family and I like to think that I'm the joker in the family, after my Dad of course with all his...



Unschooling Unpacked – A Semantic Musing

Once upon a time, a long long time ago, and also not so long ago and also still today in some spaces, children participate/d in their communities in whatever ways that were appropriate for their bodies and minds. They lived and learned simply from being part of the...

Bringing Up The Parents

For a long time I was in a warm comfort zone regarding my kids and their lack of interest in technology or television. I am from the camp that do not see any ‘real’ value in technology for young kids – believing firmly that kids need to be immersed in nature and other ‘real’ things rather than early exposure to any forms of technology.

Coming home to LSuC

I’ve had a long running relationship with the Learning Societies unConference (LSuC), since I first discovered it years ago. Of course, it’s been a one directional relationship. LSuC didn’t even know of my existence, but every year, I watched each event unfold, the...




Teacher Liberation Handbook

With the assistance of Ken Danford, founder of Northstar Self Directed Learning for Teens, Joel liberated himself from being a public school teacher and together with his team team established the Princeton Learning Cooperative. Now Joel and Ken and many others...

Learning All The Time by John Holt

Learning All The Time John Holt The essence of John Holt’s insight into learning and small children is captured in Learning All The Time. This delightful book by the influential author of How Children Fail and How Children Learn shows how children learn to read,...

Unschooling Rules by Clark Aldrich

Unschooling Rules ~ Clark Aldrich Reading Time: 1 Hour. Read this if you’re new to the idea that schools aren’t delivering on their promises. This is a great guide to think about many of the issues that might be bothering you about the failures on the schooling system...



7th Annual Unschooling Weekend

The annual unschoolers camp has become a permanent spot on many family's calendars. Each year new families arrive and so the community, connection and fun grows. This Nov sees the 7th Annual Unschoolers' Weekend. Unschooling families will gather once again in the most...

Unschooling: Liberation and Language with Akilah Richards

Invitation It is a great honour to invite you to an interactive discussion with Akilah Richards. We'll explore the Liberation that comes with unschooling and discuss ideas for better aligning our language with our goals for equity and social justice in the society we...

Learning Reimagined Family Conference

Mark your calendar – South Africa is finally getting its first conference on Reimagining Learning, Self Directed Learning and Building Learning Communities. It is a blended family conference with presentations, panel discussions, small group discussions, funshops, a...