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AoH in Education

Exchange on how to practice AoH in schools, the education system, non-formal education, etc.

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Using open space or world cafe in the context of teaching literature?

HelloI'm teacher taking a master degree in didactic and Danish, and for my coming exam I want to design a teaching in literature in an 8.form class. I'd like to use open space and or world cafe.Does…Continue

Tags: #worldcafe, #openspace, #literature, #teaching

Started by Søs Irini Armyrantis Sep 21.

Art of Hosting in Education, Lithuania, October 13-15

Art of Hosting in Education, October 13-15, LithuaniaFor more info check out or write to…Continue

Started by Aurimas Razanauskas Sep 15.

Dare to make your move in education and beyond 1 Reply

Some of the art of hosting practitioners from Estonia, Lithuania, Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark have joined their aspirations to help meaningful change to happen in education. We are about to…Continue

Started by Piret Jeedas. Last reply by Renee Jackson Feb 3.

Hosting a day with a local school 1 Reply

From Johan in Sweden: Hi all,Tomorrow I will finally have a chance to take into practice in a larger(?) scale of what I picked up at the AoH training in Oslo one year back.We were approached by the…Continue

Tags: school, local

Started by Ria Baeck. Last reply by Geneviève Emond Apr 13, 2012.

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Comment by Gertrud Graf on August 15, 2011 at 10:46am

What a pitty, but we will find our time, here my my signature

Gertrud Graf
Comprehensive school head
teacher of the german department
Systemic family  therapist and supervisor
Berliner Institut für systemische Pädagogik
Hochkirchstr. 20
10829 Berlin
mobile:  +49 (0)  160 9 45678 75 
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Comment by Katharine Weinmann on August 15, 2011 at 10:35am

Hello Gertrud

I've just returned and was in Germany for three months....unfortunate timing.  Perhaps a skype call at some point.

Comment by Gertrud Graf on August 15, 2011 at 9:53am


Hello Katharine, 

if you are traveling in your 14 month leave, may be you will come to berlin some day, i would like to meet you, ore to come in contact with your idea to introduce AOH, practices and principles, to students. Its also  my habit and my toolbox in the process of working together with learner and teacher



Comment by Katharine Weinmann on August 15, 2011 at 9:39am

Hello All

I work with a public school board in Canada. For the past 9 years I have used AOH practices in my work with school leaders to help them experience and then transfer into their schools, a more respectful, authentically engaging and intentional way of leading, learning and engaging.  AOH principles ground my consulting, coaching and facilitating with them, their staffs and community members.  As I return, after a 14 month leave, I will introduce AOH, practices and principles, to students, as a means of experiencing and helping to co-create civic citizenry. 

Comment by Gertrud Graf on August 15, 2011 at 9:17am
Great nana, I am curious what well happen and also about your harvest in english, may be you want to have a look on a kind of harvesting with students on a german public school, i wish the best, gertrud
Comment by Nanna Frank on August 15, 2011 at 8:44am
Thanks for the support Benjamin
Comment by Benjamin Aaron Degenhart on August 15, 2011 at 8:34am
fabulous! so good Nanna - all the best for it, this is epic!!
Comment by Nanna Frank on August 15, 2011 at 8:31am

Dear education-group.

In one month we will be hosting a training in Denmark focusing on the future of public schools. We will upload the harvest on this website:

It will all be in danish though, but I hope we can find time to create a english summary for this site too.

I will encourage you to check out the danish site also, it is already up and running :)


Comment by Jennifer Lea Burrows on April 8, 2011 at 2:31am

The closest learning theory that speaks to the AoH principals that I have found is Connectivism which integrates the principals explored by chaos, network complexity and self organisation. George Siemens wrote an excellent article called Connectivism: Learning and Knowledge Today

Comment by Merlina Missimer on March 28, 2011 at 2:42am
This might be interesting to get  involved in

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