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EDUCATION, the motor of life

Reinforcing the education with new systems as the free schools and the trust schools.

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As education is the motor of life, we have to center in the best way of learning, taking into account how important it is to thrive during our 5 years of life. Is the nowadays school helping us to develop our real skills and our passions?
A solution will be to open different type of schools as the free and the trust ones. The free schools are based on learning by doing and always using our creativity and opening our minds for that. The subjects are also about responsibility, democracy, problem solving and relationships. Subjects that make us grow us as persons and build communities, really necessary for our lives. Talking about emotions, something we are forgetting about and they are very important in the daily life.
The main objective of the trust schools is to provide a rich and engaging learning environment and they have 4 clear goles:
1. Develop leadership.
2. Improve teaching and learning.
3. Maximize the students potential and achievements.
4. Engagement of parents, community…

Who will benefit from this idea and where are they located?

The idea will be to apply it everywhere and they have started doing it. But what we could do for the poorest regions is to create a multidisciplinary team with people from there as teachers, parents… and mixed with some people who knows about that topic and are able to put in practice the projects as entrepreneurs, pedagogues, psychologists…. In this way, they will have the opportunity of working and learning what they really like and need and the people who live there will have the opportunity of doing different things and not only what everybody does. Opening the mind and giving resources to apply it in their everyday life.

How could you test this idea in a quick and low-cost way right now?

The three things I would do to start with the idea will be the next ones: make a research of the different places and the necessities of the people in all of them, create a multidisciplinary team to start with the project and start looking for funding. It will be a lot of work but not so much money is needed for starting, it will come from both, public and private entities.

What kind of help would you need to make your idea real?

I will like to contact with people really interested on that or people who has some similar experiences on that field.

Is this an idea that you or your organization would like to take forward?

  • Yes. I am ready and interested in testing this idea and making it real in my community.


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