Organising without organisations: schools

One of the themes of this project is how far the social web enables us to organise without - or in addition to - the social institutions we have developed in past centuries.

The School of Everything aims to do that by enabling people who want to learn to get in touch with people who can teach. It has recently developed from its UK base to go international.

Yesterday, at a workshop on Designing for the 21st Century, school co-founder Andy Gibson showed how they are also going the other way by enabling any group to become a school. As you can hear in the video, that's done by inviting people to carry out a post-it note exercise and then continue the match-making on a Freeschool micro-site. More details in my blog post here.

 

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