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How to Agora

Teun and Max are back! With so many enthusiastic reactions to their Bonfire at the festival we invited them back to explain more about the Agora way of learning.

This is a recording of a Zoom call from November 2020.

Daycares in Finland Built a ‘Forest Floor’, And It Changed Children’s Immune Systems

Playing through the greenery and litter of a mini forest's undergrowth for just one month may be enough to change a child's immune system, according to a small new experiment. 

Classrooms without Walls

in The New York Times: to combat the coronavirus, schools across America moved students outdoors. Here's a look at four new learning environments

Wee Inventors

Wee Inventors is a part of Little Inventors initiative formed by a team of students from Edinburgh Napier University. Find out more at the website:

Creativity Rebellion with John S. Couch – Bonfire Recording

This session was recorded on 25 September 2020.

One of the original Brave Team Ve Dewey will be joined by John S. Couch for a fireside chat. Within this fireside chat John and Vanessa will explore creativity and the art of creative rebellion and how more than ever we must embrace creativity from education to one’s every-day life.

The Great Education PowerUp – Bonfire Recording

This session was recorded on 25 September 2020.

We have had the industrial Revolution, Electric Revolution, Tech and Data Revolution. Now we are entering the Connected Intelligence Revolution. We will start by looking at real world examples and cases studies from brands and businesses where this is already happening and how these might apply to our schools and education.

Remaking Tomorrow: Learning in a Post-Pandemic World with Gregg Behr – Bonfire Recording

This session was recorded on 24 September 2020.

Remake Learning convened educators, advocates, and stakeholders to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and the future of learning post-pandemic. Gregg is the founder and co-chair of Remake Learning.

IMAGI-NATION{TV} – Bonfire Recording

This session was recorded on 24 September 2020.

Tune into this bonfire session to learn about AIME’s reimagining of education globally since 2005, using the 3 most critical skills of our time – imagination, mentoring & principles of organising change.

INspire West Lothian (Fri)

INspire aims to promote greater pupil autonomy in their learning journey.

We aspire to do this through:
• sharing open-ended challenges that can stimulate motivating learning contexts
• developing broad pupil communities to enable sharing of ideas, peer-to-peer support and challenge
• connecting like-minded teachers and facilitating open discussion around INspiring practices