Sat.Jan 12, 2019 - Fri.Jan 18, 2019

Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

Back in December I announced my intention to take a sabbatical from Facebook and see what would happen. There were a number of factors in that decision, and I’ll share what I learned and what I’m doing now. .

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Teams, communities and networks: a case of our homeschooling group


We had a meeting in our homeschooling group yesterday to discuss what do and how do we actually want to do together after a period of “let’s see where things go by themselves” Over last few months I almost gave up on investing in our local homeschooling community.

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It’s Not That

How to Save the World

image from pixabay/pexels CC0. it’s not that we’re ungrateful or unappreciative —. we’ve just forgotten; the veil of our selves prevents us from ever seeing, from remembering this. it’s not that we’re hateful, wilfully destructive, violent or intentionally hurtful —.

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My personal year of learning about evaluation

Chris Corrigan

For a number of years I have been studying and learning about evaluation. To be honest, working primarily in the non-profit world and working for social good and social change, evaluation alway seemed to me to be the bugaboo that ruined the party.

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Stuck, (un)schooling and social, writing


I was trying to write some end-of-the-year posts, but everything that I’d like to summarise changes very fast. So instead something quick – a few things that make me busy thinking now. There is a lot of discussions about schools in our house recently. We went to a democratic school last week and a friend from Russia is there with detailed reports about its inside working.

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

Five links that caught my eye over the holiday. New Power: How it’s Changing the 21st Century and Why you need to Know. A book review from Duncan Green, whose work on power, evaluation, and complexity in international development, I much admire.

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