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Earlier this year, Ashoka's Start Empathy team, supported by Youth Venture, mobilized more than 70 visionary educators, social entrepreneurs and students from the #ChangemakerEd network. The purpose? To collaborate and reimagine what education can be in these unprecedented times of accelerated change. In the video series below, brave educators explore, in their own words, why teachers, school leaders, parents, and students must reimagine education today, and what is at stake if we do not succeed. WATCH our new series and step into the #ChangemakerEd movement, now! 

 

WHY MUST THE WORLD RE-IMAGINE EDUCATION, HERE AND NOW? | PART 1/3

"The way that children and youth were learning in the past is necessary but insufficient for the future," says Start Empathy's Director, Greg Van Kirk...

 

HOW ARE TEACHERS AND STUDENTS CULTIVATING CHANGEMAKER CULTURE IN SCHOOLS | PART 2/3

"Children's unique way of being in the world offers a gift to the world now..." says Changemaker educator Matt Karlsen, from Opal School of Portland Children's Museum.

 

WHAT ARE THE NEEDS OF VISIONARY EDUCATORS WORKING TOWARDS AN 'EVERYONE A CHANGEMAKER WORLD? | PART 3/3

"Change at scale requires a passion...a passion to serve."--Sanjeev Arora, Ashoka Fellow, Project Echo

TAKE ACTION!

  1. After watching the #ChangemakerEd series, share it with teachers and parents you know!
  2. If you want to join the movement to reimgaine education today, connect with us here, and contact Start Empathy on Facebook

 

 

This article was originally published on 11 October 2017
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