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EIR Lessons in Perspective: A conversation with EIR alumni Carolina Ceballos

For information about the Executive in Residence (EIR) program visit the EIR program page, or contact us at

EIR Carolina placement map


Changemaker School Leader Jasmijn Kester awarded as Best Dutch School Leader

Last november the rector of one of our Ashoka Changemaker Schools has been awarded for her work at the Vathorst College. Jasmijn Kester was nominated by her own students and colleagues at the Vathorst College. Being recognized by her offspring and peers is something she sees as her biggest accomplishment.


Dutch Ashoka Fellow is one of UNESCO-UNEVOC most promising practices!

We are proud to share that Young Africa, Dutch Fellow’s Dorien Beurskens organization, is been awarded as Promising Practices award from UNESCO-UNEVOC. The Promising Practices database showcases initiatives that are successful in confronting fundamental subjects i.e. Gender equality, Youth employment, ICT all regarding TVET (Technical Vocational Education and Training).

Social iCon 2016: ChangeGeneration

ChangeGeneration. The time is now.

From all of us with the Lien Centre for Social Innovation and Ashoka, we thank you for making Social iCon 2016: ChangeGeneration a smash-hit success. This sold-out conference was full of inspiration, fun, and new connections! In one day, we packed in:

ChangemakerXchange Singapore-Malaysia 2017

Apply now to the next edition of ChangemakerXchange in Asia!

The ChangemakerXchange is a global collaborative community and series of retreats for young social innovators, co-created by Ashoka and the Robert Bosch Stiftung. ChangemakerXchange is back in Asia and is launching a series of 3 retreats - the first summit will be held on May 17-21 in Singapore and Malaysia. It will bring together 20 outstanding changemakers so don't miss your chance to apply!

Learning Through Play: Education does not stop when recess begins

Galvanized by both the rollback of recess in some places and the stronger science backing play, and bolstered by a relatively new focus in education on social-emotional learning, preventing bullying, and reducing childhood obesity, recess has made something of a comeback. As recess rebounds, albeit not as swiftly as some would like, advocates have begun to make headway not only in bringing play to more schools, but in making sure that play at recess benefits all children and not just the most vocal or outgoing.

Empowering the whole child for the whole world - Changemaker education in the UK

This collection explores the stories of Ashoka Changemaker Schools based in the UK.


Systems Change in Education: It Begins With Us

Transforming education systems in this way must begin with us. We cannot create learning ecosystems if we are not modeling them ourselves.

Discover the new Ashoka Strategy for Changemaking

Ashokas business is about Changemaking for the good of all (what we call “Framework change”) which is achieved by