This methodology has been developed by a group of educators, academics and civil society actors. This is an ongoing process that you are warmly invited to take part in!


Teacher Education
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These units follow the OSDE procedures for teacher education/HE/adults:

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  1. Engagement with stimulus (prompting cognitive dissonance) & Airing of views - in pairs
  2. Informed thinking -where to find out more
  3. Reflexive questions - individually (related to own perspectives)
  4. Open Space questions -in small groups (focus on different logics and power + origins and implications of perspectives)
  5. Airing of burning questions and views
  6. Responsible choices -in small groups (decision making processes related to the theme)
  7. Debriefing (reflection on learning process and quality of space)

Other suggestions for stimulus (film):

American History X (racism), Fight Club (violence), What the bleep do we know? (knowledge/science), City of God (violence/inequality), Bus 172 (violence/inequality), Crash (interdependence/complexity)








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