Blog posts about what we do

Moulding agents for change

Moulding agents for change

Margret Phiri is a teacher at Chimwasongwe Full Primary School near Lilongwe. She confesses that she joined the profession by accident. Now, she is an agent of change.

Greta: “Let’s grow, together”

Greta: “Let’s grow, together”

Greta was looking for community based opportunities after completing her studies in political science. She gained valuable hands-on experience by encountering Danish & Malawian culture.

Building resilience

Building resilience

“Mariana, an alumna of the Pedagogy for Change programme talks about her experiences working with community development processes in rural Malawi. “It’s complex and listening is important”.

Drama as a pedagogical tool

Drama as a pedagogical tool

A theatre project is an excellent way to bring people together, unleash hidden talents, strengthen self-esteem and build community through a creative process.

Helle at Bogense Care Home

Helle at Bogense Care Home

Helle works in a care home in Bogense. She has experience with international development as well as social education work. In this blog post she talks about what kind of work the care home does.

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.

African nations combat COVID19

African nations combat COVID19

When the epicentre of the COVID-19 virus shifts from the Americas 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 already had a bachelor in international cooperation & development but felt she needed more practical experience. Here are some main take-aways from her time in Denmark & Malawi.

Blog posts about great pedagogical thinkers

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.

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.

John Dewey

John Dewey

Education, teaching and discipline are lifelong social phenomena and conditions for democracy, according to acclaimed American philosopher John Dewey.

Anton Makarenko

Anton Makarenko

Teaching, work, discipline & self-management were the main pillars in the pedagogy developed by Anton Makarenko. He became the founder of the theory of collective education.