What did we learn from what stakeholders said about the toolkits?

PPMI and L2C held a stakeholder consultation on the ‘MOVE’ project, with the participation of eight stakeholders. To offer diverse perspectives, both stakeholders from the transportation and from the education sector were involved in equal numbers. The transportation stakeholders were selected by PPMI, while the education stakeholders came from Learn to Change’s (L2C) community of practice.

December 30th, 2021|

Cards for Democracy for All

Cards for Democracy for All are a set of 60 cards intended for all individuals, on their own and in groups. The cards help to reflect on our intention, and to nurture a disposition to examine and improve our attitudes, skills, knowledge and understanding to better contribute to creating democratic spaces and improve our practices and behaviors for co-constructing a more just and happy society.

December 2nd, 2021|

Open Space Technology (OST): An Attractive Method for Online Learning Conversations

Learning at home with a smartphone is different from sitting in a classroom with your peers and an instructor who is always available for questions and support. It is more than time to address the opportunities, to face the challenges and to broaden our own and our learners´ knowledge about how successful learning can be achieved in digital learning environments.

November 29th, 2021|

Digital Learning

Learning at home with a smartphone is different from sitting in a classroom with your peers and an instructor who is always available for questions and support. It is more than time to address the opportunities, to face the challenges and to broaden our own and our learners´ knowledge about how successful learning can be achieved in digital learning environments.

March 11th, 2021|

Violence against Teachers – A Statement

During the past weeks, L2C has held a series of webinars addressing challenges presented by COVID-19.Today, we share some highlights from "Empathy as a resource - finding and giving support during the COVID-19”, hosted by Pascale Mompoint-Gaillard with guest speaker and school psychologist Patricia Garouste.

October 25th, 2020|

The L2C Webinar Series during School Closures

During the past weeks, L2C has held a series of webinars addressing challenges presented by COVID-19.Today, we share some highlights from "Empathy as a resource - finding and giving support during the COVID-19”, hosted by Pascale Mompoint-Gaillard with guest speaker and school psychologist Patricia Garouste.

May 15th, 2020|

Using Platforms Students Like

An extract of our webinar 'Tips and tools for teaching online during COVID school closures"  held on March 20 2020. Audrey Cheynut talks about how to create a lesson using only WhatsApp. Simple, fun, and cooperative!

March 31st, 2020|

How to get organised for online teaching

In this article, we give you a few tips for a constructive cooperative online discussion with your colleagues as well as an overview of a few online tools that you may find useful in adjusting your teaching to the COVID-19 situation.

March 19th, 2020|

Cards for Democracy Activity Series: Where do I stand?

The Cards for Democracy Series proposes a set of educational activities for teaching, training and coaching events.

January 22nd, 2020|

The Conversation Series: Resources to Co-construct Resiliency

For Patricia, trauma is a bad event that produces bad emotions. To deal with these, she says you do not have to go deep into personal history or again from the trauma… How you find a new balance - transform a negative experience in something to ‘grow up for yourself’ - is what is interesting.

October 27th, 2019|

The Conversation Series: A Job and a Passion

Passionately pursuing a job in teaching!

May 15th, 2019|

Education for the Prevention of Crimes against Humanity

Education for the Prevention of Crimes against Humanity is a 6-hour teacher training course that focuses on some of the issues associated with educating young people to prevent Crimes against Humanity.

February 28th, 2019|

An Imaginary Journey around the World

How guided imagery meditations can bust stereotypes and send us globe-trotting!

February 16th, 2019|

Grouping Techniques for 2019

Many of you want to shift your focus from teaching to learning. You are interested in collective intelligence, cooperative learning, co-construction of knowledge, participation and student voice… If so, then you probably see teachers as facilitators of learning and you are probably always looking for new and creative ways to divide a class or a big group into small groups! This article can help you.

January 15th, 2019|

The Conversation Series: Critical Thinking and Socratic Questioning

Imagine if we became more competent in Socratic thinking, would this be liberating?

November 30th, 2018|

Short Films to Teach Human Rights and Save Lives

Documentary films can enrich any lesson or professional development workshop in several ways. The present article offers ideas on how teachers and trainers can exploit short documentaries with pre- and post-viewing activities and give a meaningful follow-up task to help vulnerable groups.

November 15th, 2018|

Sociocracy for Choosing Class Delegates

Changing the way students choose their representatives using the sociocratic method.

October 31st, 2018|

The Conversation Series: Consent Decision-Making for Student Voice

Giving students the role of facilitator got them to realize how challenging it is to get 30 people to participate and listen to each other.

October 14th, 2018|

Decolonise the Textbook

If we want to move towards a culture-sensitive education then it is time to decolonise the EFL textbook!

September 30th, 2018|

Tous extraordinaires!

A tried and tested activity for the successful beginning of a new scholastic year!

September 15th, 2018|

L2C on the Shore

Because even democratic teachers need a good break!

July 10th, 2018|

The Online Social Space

The Online Social Space - Fostering Democracy and Human Rights in Online Environments is a 6-hour teacher training course that focuses on the challenge of creating respectful online environments.

June 24th, 2018|

Nothing Is What It First Seems

Ever wondered how you could get from a farm to outer space in a few minutes? Here is the description of a wonderful team-building activity… with a twist!

May 15th, 2018|

My Journey: Student Teachers’ Self-Assessment with Cards for Democracy

The Cards for Democracy can make an activity that supports personal and professional growth even more meaningful.

May 1st, 2018|

Quit Teaching and Start Eating Avocados

Is it possible to actually teach? What can we learn from growing an avocado?

April 15th, 2018|

Cards for Democracy for All

The Cards for Democracy for All are out now!

April 3rd, 2018|

Introducing the Core Set of the Cards for Democracy Series

Announcing the launch of the central pack of the Cards for Democracy Series. Join us live on 3 April at 19:00 CET.

March 16th, 2018|

Why History Matters

What was taught in your history lessons and how was it taught? Is history used or abused to shape who we are?

February 15th, 2018|

Teachers and Politics

No matter what we do in the classroom, our actions are always political. This blog revisits some of the best articles we published on the topic of teachers and politics in 2017.

January 15th, 2018|

Best of 2017

2017 has been an exciting year for Learn to Change and this blog post wishes to celebrate some of the best articles from this past year.

December 30th, 2017|

Teaching and Identity

As teachers, reflecting on our identity takes on a whole new meaning and responsibility as we examine and align our beliefs and values with our actions.

December 15th, 2017|

The “One” Book… (1)

This is the first of a series of posts that will explore the books that have shaped who we are, what we do and how we do it...

November 30th, 2017|

Has Education for Democracy Failed? 

Most civics education today at best educates young people to be voters, not to participate in a democracy. Considering today's enormous disruptions and challenges, educating children to be ‘good voters’ is no longer a reasonable answer.

November 15th, 2017|

Taking Education for Democracy a Step Further

The way we choose to do things in the classroom today has a direct impact on the world of tomorrow.

October 30th, 2017|

Multicultural Education to Promote Human Rights Education

Multicultural education is a team effort and for it to serve as a means of promoting human rights education, it needs a multi-pronged approach.

October 15th, 2017|

Teaching Gender Issues: An Oral History and Civics Project

History education contributes to peace, stability and democracy but can recreating the past help us to shape our possible futures?

September 30th, 2017|

Establishing a Safe Learning Space

3 activities to nurture the democratic ethos and non-violent dynamics of a group you are in charge of is a good way to start the year!

September 15th, 2017|

7 Ideas for a More Democratic Year at School

Finding and investing time in on-going personal and professional development throughout the scholastic year can be a daunting task. The activities presented in this post aim to support such a commitment.

September 1st, 2017|

Multiperspectivity and Map Projections

It is not easy for us to accept other perspectives that question what we assume to be ultimate truths. However, there are many possible ways of viewing the world and all may be equally valid and equally partial.

July 31st, 2017|

Learn to Change Resource Series

The Learn to Change Resource Series is an initiative to support educators and learners, providing detailed descriptions of training sessions for educators on a topic of interest related to democracy and human rights.

July 13th, 2017|

Learning to Teach

The opportunity for ongoing professional development is probably within a few steps in the classroom next door...

June 30th, 2017|

Can a video game teach us about learning?

Video games can be a stimulus to actively engage students to learn and reflect about learning!

June 13th, 2017|

Recognizing Intercultural Competence

A self-assessment tool to help us recognize and reflect on where we and our students are on the road to intercultural competence.

May 30th, 2017|

6 Steps for 60 Million Teachers and their Students

Six steps teachers and their students can take to start making the world a better place!

May 15th, 2017|

Teacher Agency to Change Education

The power of teacher collaboration: challenges and steps to take.

April 30th, 2017|

What are tests good for?

Tests, whether standardized or not, remain increasingly popular and in spite of lip service arguing differently, in many instances, they continue to be the main form of assessment in the majority of educational settings. But what do tests really do?

April 20th, 2017|

Being a Teacher

What does it mean to "be a teacher"? More than anything else, being a teacher means being all that we want our children to be.

April 10th, 2017|

Cards for Democracy – Assessment and Evaluation Practices Revisited

Today we would like to share with you another activity based on “Cards for Democracy” that helps teachers develop their competence for democratic practices at the classroom level with a particular focus on assessment and evaluation practices.

March 30th, 2017|

60 Million Teachers

What can 60 million teachers and their students do? They just have the power to change the world for the better...

March 20th, 2017|

Sanctified or Vilified – Teachers in a Neo-Liberal Age

Teachers have been both cited as crucial to the success of any educational system but at the same time criticised, and occasionally vilified, for the failings of current educational standards. Where does the profession stand?

March 10th, 2017|

Ice breaking, Team building, Energising… It is All about Framing Cooperation!

Next time you think you can do without one, think again!

March 1st, 2017|

Cards for Democracy – Teachers’ Edition

Cards for Democracy are an opportunity for educators to reflect on, examine and improve their attitudes, skills and knowledge to better support democratic processes and improve their own practices and behaviours.

February 21st, 2017|

How I added wikis to my teaching quiver

Have you ever been in need of a tool which could help you organize your work in manageable and meaningful units? Would you fancy a space where all members of the group you work with could contribute to? How does the idea of a quick feedback procedure sound to you? Wiki may be a valuable "arrow" in your quiver!

February 10th, 2017|

The math serves the conversation, the conversation doesn’t serve the math: learning through inquiry

There is ample space for improvement on the discrimination front in teaching maths!

January 30th, 2017|

A Call to Action

Learn to change – Change to learn… there are many promises in these words.

January 20th, 2017|

What Happened on the L2C Blog in 2016?

As we look ahead to 2017 we decided to take a moment to revisit the articles featured in The Learn to Change (L2C) blog over the past months.

January 10th, 2017|

Fun in Learning: L2C’s Take on Activities from TESL Database

Creativity, fun and play contribute to meaningful learning when teachers and facilitators host memorable moments that encourage horizontal learning relationships.

December 20th, 2016|

Building a Local Community of Education Professionals

Despite the fact that most teachers are overworked and underpaid in Hungary, they meet once a month voluntarily; the sense of belonging to a learning community gives them energy to become the change and helps prevent burnout.

December 12th, 2016|

Teacher Diaries… Creating Cooperative Micro-Groups

A teacher's reflection on grouping students cooperatively while promoting democratic competences.

November 30th, 2016|

Aftermath of Elections: Teachers Respond

Are you disheartened? It’s a time to build brave hearts.

November 21st, 2016|

The Backwards Brain Bicycle

Knowledge is not the same as understanding or having information: read this story about a man and a very unique bike.

November 10th, 2016|

A First Milestone for Learn to Change

Teachers need a deeper understanding of how intercultural competence can be developed and assessed in today’s classrooms for better social cohesion and cooperation.

October 20th, 2016|

Self-assessment for the Improvement of Practice

Self-assessment – the process of assessing one’s own skills, aptitude or performance – is a key part of improving one’s practice.

October 10th, 2016|

Let’s Build Rapport – 5 Fun Activities for Educators

With each new learning adventure come new challenges - establishing a rapport with the class/group is of paramount importance!

September 30th, 2016|

Education for Refugee Students

Fostering access to education for refugee students, asylum seekers and migrant children is important if we wish to shape a positive future.

September 20th, 2016|

Welcome to L2C

Welcome to the official website of Learn to Change – an international organisation that provides learning opportunities for personal and professional development.

September 10th, 2016|


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