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Security, identity, voice, opportunity and agency on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Silvia and Jutta talked about how they are working to give vulnerable young people in Colombia, who have different and diverse learning needs from the norm, and are therefore marginalised by the education system, opportunities for finding their voice and identity, through shared storytelling.

2018 187

Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Another criticism that is often levelled at open education is that it has a colonising effect, propagating the voice of Western society, but Stephen also pointed out that if you create your own open educational resources, you can promote your own culture.

2018 225

Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

A purpose, however, can also be a much more fuzzy theme , such as “contributing to culture and heritage” (see, for instance, how we used the EU URBACT “urban topics” to map and connect European social innovation iniatives ).

2018 219

Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment. We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions.

2018 182

Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

Time is the form in which we beings whose brains are made up essentially of memory and foresight interact with our world: it is the source of our identity”, he writes. The musical duo Anna and Elizabeth do a bit of cultural anthropology, in two-part harmony.

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Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment. We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions.

2018 130

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

Developing Human Capital: Moving from Extraction to Reciprocity in Our Organizational Relationships. It is because we use our cognition to support factual beliefs or value commitments that are central to our identity, particularly in situations where we feel that our identity is threatened.”

2018 51

Listening to and Learning from the ‘Other’

Jenny Connected

We live in relationship with all things and all people. Our identity depends on being in relation to the ‘Other’. This is why reason arises out of the face-to-face relationships we have with other people. 2018).

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