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Education At A Crossroads: Re-Humanizing Learning

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A two-day, transformative workshop to re-frame and re-wire our thinking and practice.

Early Bird Discount Until Oct 20th. See details below

The crossroads of education is a choice between Self-Directed and Other-Directed learning. Join Peace Guardians, Eliad Group, and a community of education groundbreakers in an exploration of the true nature of these two roads. What does it look and feel like to walk on the path of supporting truly Self-Directed Education? How are the relationships that make up our learning ecosystems re-framed when we change our focal points? 

In our co-creative journey, we will play with the merging of ancient wisdom and proven structures such as and We will dive into methods that spark inquiry and cultivate creativity. We will cuddle with human centered design. We will explore ways to help youth build community, add value to their (our) world, and become designers of their own lives and learning, now and in the future.

Participants will experience:
~New ways of thinking and speaking about education, including a language for properly framing challenges and opportunities

~An introduction to frameworks of co-creation through self-directed learning, using real world community challenges

~Practical resources that invoke play, wonder, connection, collaboration and courage which free us from conventional modes of problem solving.

~Hands-on use of tools and resources with clear next action steps

~A tribe of fellow explorers, connected and ready to support each other on this journey

Cost: $400 early bird until October 20th (with space available)
$450 leading up to event (with space available)

Equivalent of 3 Scholarhships available (please inquire if needed)

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Friday/Saturday overnight accommodation available for $50 extra per night. Please inquire for details.

Food: We will provide morning nibbles and coffee, plus vegan lunch. Potluck is welcome and encouraged but not required. 

Capacity: 20

Workshop Information
Date: November 4 and 5, 2017
Time: Arrival 8:30am. Starts at 9:00am to 5:00pm Sat, Sun
Place: Beautiful Mountain Home in Topanga Cyn, CA (address given upon RSVP)

About Us
Peace Guardians believes youth possess the natural leadership qualities that must be cultivated and revered as sacred. Today’s youth are beckoning us to serve as a bridge, connecting their master visionary within to the resources necessary to bring those visions to life.
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Eliad Group works with schools and learning communities around the world to re-humanize education. Our mission is to take individuals and institutions to the next level in learning for a sustainable future. 
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Earlier Event: October 8
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