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    A social entrepreneur's guide to changing the world

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    In 1950 Detroit was an engineering hub: home of Ford Motorcars and the heart of the American auto industry. In 2013 the city filed for bankruptcy, in the largest such claim in US history.

    Breaking Poverty by Providing Access to Free Higher Education in South Africa

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    Taddy Blecher, an Ashoka fellow, founded the Maharishi Institute

    A "self-funding" education - Breaking poverty by providing access to higher education

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    Taddy Blecher, an Ashoka fellow, founded the Maharishi Institute to try and revive a

    A Conversation with Sir Ken Robinson on the Competencies needed in the Modern World

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    "The capacity for new thinking - or turning old ideas into new applications - has really never been more important."

    Teaching the "New Literacy"

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    Unless you’re off the grid, you’d have see evidence across four national television networks. Think It Up, a celebrity-studded production, raised money for our schools that major donors matched.  Along with initiatives dedicated to improving STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education, it highlighted the work of Start Empathy, which prioritizes changemaking and empathy skills in school curricula and culture. This is a fast-growing movement, with an emerging Changemaker Schools network in the United States and worldwide.

    The Mabin School

    Changemaker School

    Peer Tutor Reading: Creating Friends, Refining Ability, Cultivating Compassion

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    It’s not always easy for second graders to learn how to read, but it’s a lot more challenging when they’re learning to read in a foreign language. This is the scenario at Lord Tennyson, a French immersion school in Vancouver, Canada.

    Matthew Moss High School

    Changemaker School

    Millfields Community School

    Changemaker School

    Röselidsskolan

    Changemaker School