Tag: skills-sharing


EXCO (Experimental Community Education – Twin Cities)

https://excotwincities.org/ Experimental Community Education of the Twin Cities (EXCO) is a collective dedicated to supporting community initiated  educational opportunities as a means for social change. Classes organized through EXCO are spaces of learning where people share their talents in an inclusive, open, non-hierarchical, and non-coercive setting. EXCO brings together community members, organizations, and movements to engage in a shared education mission. Therefore,… Read more →

The Public School

The Public School (publicschool.org)

From http://thepublicschool.org/: The Public School is a school with no curriculum. It is not accredited, it does not give out degrees, and it has no affiliation with the public school system. It is a framework that supports autodidactic activities, operating under the assumption that everything is in everything. In 2007, The Public School was initiated in Los Angeles in the… Read more →

Trade School

Trade School (tradeschool.coop)

From tradeschool.coop Trade School is an alternative, self-organized school that runs on barter. It works like this: 1) Teachers propose classes and ask for barter items from students. For example, if you teach a class about making butter, you might ask students to bring heavy cream, jars, bread, music tips, clothes, vegetables, or help with something like finding an apartment.… Read more →