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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.

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.

Creativity in Education with Peter Gamwell – Bonfire Recording

This session was recorded on 23 September 2020.

Author Peter Gamwell, a former teacher and superintendent who has spent more than three decades studying creativity, working closely with such renowned creativity experts as Sir Ken Robinson, has a fresh perspective on how to nurture creativity, innovation, leadership and engagement in education. This Q&A session allows you to ask Peter questions about his experiences and thoughts on creativity in education.

Forget what you know about teaching, start with what you know about learning – Bonfire recording

This session was recorded on 23 September.

Agora is a secondary school without schoolbooks, classes, or timetables. Started 6 years ago in Roermond The Netherlands. Please join us for an introduction film, followed by a Q&A with some of the young people from the Agora school.

Bravery means doing things scared but doing them anyway – Bonfire Recording

Join Briana Pegado – Executive Director of Creative Edinburgh, to explore bravery in creative contexts that means taking risks and having uncomfortable conversations.

Being a Brave Teacher – Bonfire Recording

Being brave is not easy. It should be challenging and complex. We have invited some brave teachers and school leaders to lead a Bonfire conversation around what it means to be brave within the current education system. These educators will offer their unique perspectives before we open the conversation up to those attending.