August team 2020

August team 2020

PEDAGOGY FOR CHANGE 24 MONTHS SOCIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMME   Join the August team 2020!   The new Pedagogy for Change team starts 1 August 2020 at two training centres in Denmark, namely Lindersvold and Juelsminde.   If you are interested in securing one...

Giampaolo at Helios Free School

Giampaolo at Helios Free School

After completing the 24 month Pedagogy for Change course, Giampaolo went on to continue a life of teaching in Denmark, taking on new challenges and adventures. Read his story here.

Vulnerable nations combat COVID19

Vulnerable nations combat COVID19

When the epicentre of the COVID-19 virus shifts from Europe and Asia and bears down on African countries and India the consequences might be far greater than in Europe and the US.

Alumna Federica shares advice

Alumna Federica shares advice

Federica had a bachelor in international cooperation and development under her belt but felt she needed more practical experience. Here are some main take-aways from her time in Denmark and Malawi.

Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire’s pedagogy was originally developed for the oppressed adult illiterates of Brazil, but it also inspired teachers and social educators all over the world. Liberation and solidarity are key.

Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning

Helios Free School is situated in Holsted in southern Jutland, approx. 100 kilometres from the German border. The teachers at the school take their students on expeditions to experience reality.

Needed: 69 million teachers

Needed: 69 million teachers

To meet the Quality Education for All target, as described in the Sustainable Global Goals, over 69 million new teachers must be recruited and trained before 2030.

Educators of the 21st Century

Educators of the 21st Century

A new generation of well-educated, dedicated and unflinching educators are very much in need. Advances in technology may be great, but cannot replace passionate role models.

Mobilising Teachers

Mobilising Teachers

Never in history has an entire generation of children been educated. So, how do we reach the quality eduction targets set in the Sustainable Development Goals?

Educating girls in Malawi

Educating girls in Malawi

15 million girls of primary-school age will never enter a classroom. This lack of access to education, especially amongst the poorest is clear, also in Malawi.

One book, one pen, one teacher

One book, one pen, one teacher

The journey of a teacher travelling to remote areas of her country to learn and teach is both challenging and beautiful. A teacher must see the reality with her own eyes to bring about change.

Jean-Jaques Rousseau

Jean-Jaques Rousseau

Rousseau wrote Émile, or On Education, 250 years ago – but the pedagogical principles described in this novel still have much to offer modern educators.