The Vernal Education Project is a long-term effort to create a comprehensive education and support network that can bolster and sustain grassroots progressive social change movements in the United States. The project is described in Randy Schutt’s great book ‘Inciting Democracy’.Visit Link
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‘Learning and Mobilising for Community Development’ introduces the reader to different ways of thinking about, and organising community-based education and training within different settings. Stories from the global south and north illustrate approaches to collective learning and collective action. The book provides not only an insight into the how-to of community-based education and training, but…
This exercise helps people working in activist education categorise their work and the world of activist education, and to reflect on their choices and priorities.
James Whelan (2002). Keynote, International Education and Social Action Conference
These different types of questions correspond to the stages of the experiential learning cycle. This resource is a useful guide for educators preparing workshop discussion prompts.
James Whelan (2002). A Critical Appraisal of the Midwest Academy Community Organiser Training Program (a modified version of this paper was published in Applied Environmental Education and Communication)
Tracey Ollis has researched the ‘social learning’ of social and political activists. She argues that activists’ learning is holistic and embodied. Activists learn through cognition, emotions and the physical body. This paper was presented to the SUCTREA c
James Whelan (2002) PhD thesis, Griffith University