Time: March 16, 2011 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Location: PSAC building, 1st floor
Street: 233 Gilmour Ave (corner of Metcalfe)
Website or Map: http://organizingforjustice.ca
Event Type: participatory, discussion, (large-, and, small-group)
Organized By: Organizing For Justice / EquitableEducation.ca
Latest Activity: Mar 7, 2011
7:00pm sharp (6:30pm refreshments/ice-breakers)
Thinking about liberating education!
How can we overcoming the domesticating and confining education we experience everyday in our major institutions and media? What does a truly liberating education look like and how do we engage with it? Come and share your thoughts and experiences.
In our contemporary culture, learning how to learn and how to think independently is just as important as mastering any particular technical skill.
And to learn the things we do need, we need to learn to find (or create) opportunities and spaces outside of the traditional institutions and approaches that have ‘taught’ us how to be ourselves.
This event will offer the opportunity to explore ways of learning – based on our experiences and our aspirations – and discuss what is being done (or could be) in the community to facilitate an ongoing connected process of individual and community learning.
Edge-u-cation is being held in dozens of cities throughout the world as part of the Evolver.net ‘spores’ network:
!! Please join us !!
** This event will formally end by 8:45pm
The space is open until 9:15pm for any informal continuation of discussion/planning
** All ages welcome.
Very young children? Also welcome.
Please read http://bit.ly/kidznoize
** Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 613-656-5498
Please contact us if you have further needs/accommodations
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** SPECIAL NOTE **
Organizing For Justice is planning an upcoming consulta on creating ‘infrastructures of dissent’ in Ottawa, with a focus on (but not limited to) education and learning … please stay tuned for details:
- Email list: http://bit.ly/O4J-list
- Facebook: http://on.fb.me/org4jus
- Website: www.organizingforjustice.ca