Initial Analysis of Some of the Participatory Workshops

Please note - this analysis is an initial attempt at overview, and because of the date of receipt of some of the workshop reports, they may not, as yet, have been considered in this paper.  All reports to date though are on the website. Global Assembly for Knowledge Democracy Pre-event Workshops, Spring 2017-06-02 On June 16th … Continue reading Initial Analysis of Some of the Participatory Workshops

Pre-Conference Workshops in Bogota, Colombia

Workshops on Higher Education, Knowledge Democracy and Community Engagement for Reconciliation Purposes were held June 5-8, 2017 at the Bogota campus of the Universidad Nacional de Columbia. The workshops were facilitated by Rajesh Tandon and Lesley Wood. A summary of feedback/learning of participants regarding academics' role in promoting knowledge democracy through PAR is provided below. … Continue reading Pre-Conference Workshops in Bogota, Colombia

Online Pre-Conference Workshop

Virtual Interactive Action Learning (VIAL) Circles: Using LEAP, Presenter, Coach, and Facilitator Models as E-Focus Group Framework for Conceptualizing Measurable Actions of Democratic Association in Higher Education Purpose: This online workshop session was held on May 28, 2017, via Adobe-Connect Global Meet Web Audio Conferencing to introduce participants to the theoretical and pragmatic framework of … Continue reading Online Pre-Conference Workshop

CARN Conversations

From the CARN Co-ordinating Group Dear all, Some of the CARN Co-ordinating group members began a discussion about Knowledge Democracy last week. We'd like it if you could add your own thoughts, ideas, discussion..... Below is a brief summary of the issues we touched on. We raised some fundamental questions in our discussion: What do … Continue reading CARN Conversations

International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research Pre-Conference Workshop in Ireland

The International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research pre-conference workshop was held in Ireland. The photos below provide a synthesis of the discussion on knowledge democracy.  The ICPHR members in Ireland were enthusiastic about the process of thinking about the questions set.  They thought they had a good amount of ambiguity to enable meaningful discussion.  There … Continue reading International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research Pre-Conference Workshop in Ireland

Virtual Local Workshop: Promoting a Participatory Convergence in a Spanish Context

This local workshop was held June 12 and 16, 2017 and was undertaken to generate a discussion process that would allow us to rethink our teaching and research, questioning the social, political and ethical dimensions of the university. Taking into account the proposal of the Global Assembly, our contribution was to move the reflections generated … Continue reading Virtual Local Workshop: Promoting a Participatory Convergence in a Spanish Context

International Transformative Confluence at the Source of the Nile in Jinja and Walusi Hills, Uganda

A brief note from Budd Hall about this important gathering: This event was organised by the Mpambo Afrikan Multiversity with the support of our UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research.  It represents the culmination of 20 years' work in Uganda to recover and re-energize deep reservoirs of African traditional knowledge in its foundational form….that of … Continue reading International Transformative Confluence at the Source of the Nile in Jinja and Walusi Hills, Uganda

The Nordic Network for Action Research Pre-Conference Workshop

Göteborgs Universitet Karin RönnermanProfessor0703-130150karin.ronnerman@ped.gu.se A workshop was held when the Nordic Network for Action Research held their meeting prior to the the NERA-conference (Nordic Educational Research Association) in Copenhagen on March 22, 2017. 16 participants from different universities in Sweden and Norway participated in this workshop. All participants were divided into four academic mixed groups … Continue reading The Nordic Network for Action Research Pre-Conference Workshop

UABC-FPIE Pre-Conference Workshops in México

The Faculty of Pedagogy and Educational Innovation at the Autonomous University of Baja California / Cuerpo Académico Innovación Educativa Universidad Autónoma de Baja California held a series of six pre-conference workshops. Clotilde Lomeli Agruel and Aidee Espinosa Pulido planned and facilitated the workshops along with six students. Abstracts in Spanish and English and full reports … Continue reading UABC-FPIE Pre-Conference Workshops in México

Hacia La Asamblea Por La Democratizacion Del Conocimiento: Legado Y Vigencia De Pensamiento De Orlando Fals Borda

PREPARACION ASAMBLEA GLOBAL - FULL REPORT El día 25 de Abril, en la Universidad Pedagógica Nacional de Colombia se llevó a cabo el evento Taller participativo: Legado y vigencia del pensamiento de Fals Borda. Este evento conto con la participación de alrededor de 120 personas entre estudiantes, docentes de la Licenciatura en Educación Comunitaria con … Continue reading Hacia La Asamblea Por La Democratizacion Del Conocimiento: Legado Y Vigencia De Pensamiento De Orlando Fals Borda