Agency is not to be owned; it is relational

Agency is not to be owned; it is relational

This article was published in IntrepidEd News on 2 Feb 2023. No one can tell from which infinitesimal traces things unfold, but it is certain it is not from chance— philosopher Jean Baudrillard Ideas are alive, not static or perfect. They never take a definite form because they are like a stream with infinite tributaries. [...]

What if we were more than we thought we were?

What if we were more than we thought we were?

Our ability to reach unity in diversity will be the beauty and the test of our civilisation. —Mahatma Gandhi Shortly after the birth of my daughter, I picked up one of those habits that today I can’t imagine living without. For the past 12 years, I have (on most days) woken up naturally, well before [...]

The Fuzzy Horizon of Learning

The Fuzzy Horizon of Learning

This article was published on Intrepid Ed News on 30 Sept 2022. At the point of encounter there are neither ignoramuses nor perfect sages; there are only people who are attempting, together, to learn more than they now know. —Paulo Freire  I find myself in awe sometimes of how smoothly and confidently some people speak. [...]

Meaning in times of crisis: New narratives 3

Meaning in times of crisis: New narratives 3

This article was published in Intrepid Ed News on 25 August 2022. Part 1 Part 2 Sometimes you just need a good ol’ crisis to shake things up, to get things moving. It’s like the story of the frog you put in tepid water and slowly turn up the heat. The frog won’t ever realize [...]

Applying Assemblage Theory To Reimagine Education For All 

Applying Assemblage Theory To Reimagine Education For All 

by Charlotte Hankin As I type these words on my laptop, I am sitting in a wooden chair at my dining room table. I am not ergonomically positioned and as a result, I sense a dull ache in my lower back. I hear the gentle whirring of the fan trying to cool the room down. [...]