Purpose Statement of The Change-leaders Community of Practice:
“Advocating education practice that ignites the potential of educators and young people to become changemakers; in a way that increases individual and collective capacity for perspective, empathy and agency so that we can reframe success and meet the challenges of our complex world.”
As a group of UK Ashoka Changemaker Schools we spent this Summer reflecting on emerging practice that is meeting this need; and also on who we need to ‘be’ and ‘become’ as Changemaker Educators in...
To Raise The £250,000 Needed To Develop A New Playground, Millfields Community School In Hackney, London, Knew They Required A More Ambitious Approach Than Traditional Fetes And Bake Sales. With 640...
Changemaker Schools in the UK & Ireland
Since 2017, we have stopped electing additional Changemaker Schools and we are focusing on developing synergies within the existing network, while building a shared community of practice. Meantime, we look for different ways to engage with like-minded allies in advancing our Everyone a Changemaker vision through Changemaker Education. If you are interested in getting in touch, please contact us at [email protected].
POEM PhD Candidate & UK Changemaker Schools Community Lead, Ashoka UK & Ireland
Elina is a PhD candidate at the Participatory Memory Practices (POEM) EU-Horizon 2020 project where she works with UK Changemaker Schools researching how children and young people participate in public memory making for the envisioning of educational futures; she is also the Community Lead for the UK Changemaker School network. Elina has a background in education and life sciences and has worked in social innovation projects in the fields of K-12 education, lifelong learning and citizen science. In 2018 she has been awarded the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions fellowship. Elina launched for the first time the global secret gig project Sofar Sounds in Thessaloniki, Greece, which run between 2015 and 2019.