Tid for endring
Framtidens skole er student-sentrert, uformell og inviterer til samarbeid.(EU komisjonen, 2015)
Problemet er ikke å vite at man skal gjøre noe med måten vi underviser på - men å faktisk gjøre det. Vi er her til å inspirere, fasilitere og designe læringsrom der kreativiteten blomstrer. Vi er her til å bygge endringsagenter i skoler, og gi studententer og elever ferdigheter for en ukjent og kompleks framtid.
Kom i gang med student sentrert “undrevisning - se våre kurs.
Freedom under responsibility is one of the most important principles governing the Norwegian society. The idea is good: you are free to choose your methods of working, you gradually learn to take more and more responsibility, and as you do, your degree of accountability for your actions also increases. Businesses thrive on this, and the flat hierarchy in the Norwegian working culture pays tribute to applying this principle.
Many educators support by now the notion of student-directed learning , where teaching is no longer about the teacher lecturing and the students absorbing information. We’re highly aware of the benefits from cross-curricular studies, blending science and math, for example, or incorporating music into a literature class. Thus, begging the question: Why is it still so often we rely on the same traditional model - where we separate subjects and lessons plans- to effectively teach?
This past April, the Newschool team participated in and helped facilitate a three-day Design Thinking Workshop at the University of Western Macedonia in Florina, Greece. Other participants were teachers from across Europe: Spain, Portugal, Greece, Belgium, and Norway.By providing a way to solve problems, Design Thinking is the nexus between learning, feeling and making. The ability to create and innovate is inside of any person willing to search, question and envision the future.