Author: Guilain Omont

Freie Schule Heckenbeck sucht engagierte Lehrkraft / Förderschullehrkraft

Freie Schule Heckenbeck

Freie Schule Heckenbeck (Grund- und Oberschule in Bad Gandersheim, OT Heckenbeck) sucht engagierte Lehrkraft / Förderschullehrkraft für über 120 aktive Kinder und Jugendliche Die Freie Schule Heckenbeck ist eine Grund- und Oberschule und liegt in dem idyllischen Dörfchen Heckenbeck zwischen Göttingen und Hannover. Unsere Schule arbeitet altersübergreifend von Jahrgangstufe 1-10 in drei Gruppen – Primaria, […]

20 March 2021 – EUDEC Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the circle with the highest authority in EUDEC. The next EUDEC AGM will take place online on Saturday 20 March 2021, from 9:00 UTC to 12:00 UTC. Like last AGM, there will be a time for Workshops (one day before, from 17:00 UTC to 19:00 UTC) and an “Agora […]

Investigation: Meaning and Self-Efficacity among past-pupils

Have you: spent at least 3 year at a democratic school? completed compulsery schooling? completed 18 years of age? worked for at least 1 year? get 15 minutes to help us improve schooling for all? If you answered yes to all the questions, we request you to participate in this research project aimed at understanding […]

EUDEC 2021 (6-11 August) : Summerhill festival of childhood [POSTPONED]

Summerhill Festival of Childhood

Hello, We just wanted to update you on the change of date for the in-person Summerhill Festival of Childhood. The festival has been moved to the summer of 2022 in order to ensure that it can be a truly international event with lots of hugs. We hope to have and support many little events until […]

EUDEC 2020 – Annual General Meeting (AGM): 18-19 December

The Annual General Meeting is the circle with the highest authority in EUDEC. Aside from being the place to change the Guidance Document, it is also a opportunity for the members to supervise the work that the council has done throughout the year. Elections will also take place… For any question or comment, please join […]

Web IDEC 2020 (23.10 – 08.11)

The International Democratic Education Conference (IDEC) is organized every year by schools and organizations in different countries. A few hundred to a thousand people from different fields, including students, come together to discuss, learn and share their ideas and experiences about education. The diversity of the participants, coming from 30 to 40 countries, is one […]

Derry Hannam’s new book

Derry Hannam’s new book “Another Way is Possible – Becoming a Democratic Teacher in a State School” has just been published on Smashwords as an e-book. The full price is $4.95 but for the duration of the AERO conference this week and a bit beyond there is a half-price coupon – number QS28M. Any sales […]

Sudbury Ammersee Court Appeal

We’re excited to announce that the appeal for the trial that resulted in the closing of the school has been approved, so court-procedures will be re-opened! This is great news for Sudbury Ammersee, for Democratic Education in Bavaria, in Germany, in Europe and everywhere! You can find detailed news about it (in German) here. The […]

Narratives of Achievement in African and Afroeuropean Contexts – Conference Report

Lena Kraus- The beginning of these “news” dates back to November 2018, when I traveled to South Africa to speak at a conference. The conference, Narratives of Achievement in African and Afroeuropean Contexts took place at the Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Studies and the University of Cape Town and various scholars from all over the […]

IDEC@EUDEC 2019

Our Conference is fast approaching, and we’ve decided to collect some important info in one place. The conference website (incl. registration) can be found here. Scroll down for travel and visa info, booking recommendations and help with your travel! For the Kiev part of the conference, accommodation in host families is available free of charge. […]