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The Camp as a big scale Learning Resource

Make the camp a real-life learning lab where kids and adults learn, collaborate & create technical & social solutions to improve life

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There is so much math, geometry, science, biology, communication, collaboration etc that goes into developing and running a refugee camp. Use it as a resource for learning - a village that frames the learning for children and adult with a shared mission to improve life. Develop both basic skills resources/frameworks and more advances learning & creation resources that help guide the process. If possible decorate the tents with different learning content. Put up measurements on the ground to give an idea of scale. Use every imaginable physical artifact to convey something that can be learned, just going about your everyday life. And on top of that create a school based that joins young and old in a mission to improve conditions socially and physically while learning from each other.

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expert advice on learning space design, possibly partnerships with schools in Scandinavia


My field is to re-imagine learning & schools both in terms of strategic school development, building schools & designing learning spaces. Based in Denmark, I run a consultancy with links to schools and educators across the world.


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Hi Lene, have you had a chance to check out this idea? perhaps there is an opportunity for you to give some feedback and collaborate!

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