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The world doesn’t need more projects, it needs more you – Guestblog by Max St John

The world doesn’t need more projects, it needs more you. “I don’t have a project yet. I know that I need a project.” These are some of the first words I hear, checking in with Tribe 15 on my first day working with them. It’s a familiar phrase...
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Intuition – A story of personal learning by Rolph Tribe 14

My story at Knowmads is one that is very different than the ones of all the studies I did before joining tribe 14. We’ve all been through it. Studying the normal way. Learning from books and lectures. It can speak to the heart but let’s be honest,...
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Quirine: a recap of our first month and a half at Knowmads

As I already wrote in my first blog; the first month flew by, at such a high speed that I didn’t find the time to write about the other weeks. But Autumn break arrived and now I finally have the time to catch my breath and overthink the last weeks....
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OYA: How is it going with Carola von Szemerey of Tribe 6?

In March 2013 the German magazine Oya put out a call to hear from self-directed learning centres. Carola von Szemerey from Tribe 6 got in touch. In edition 40 that came out earlier this month the magazine features a follow-up article on what Carola is...
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Every quarter is the best time of the year!

Every 3 months we have presentations at knowmads. When tribe members are half way, we have half-term presentations, at the end we have the final presentations. These are the moments we share what is happening. This is where we share lessons, show projects,...
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Why we want to change the educational system

By: Pieter Spinder, Founder Knowmads We shape the world through the paradigms we use to describe it. Only when we observe with new consciousness can we find different answers and fresh solutions to problems. Columbus couldn’t go and discover the Americas...
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10 seconds – a reflection from NVC Trainer Loes Berkhout

10 seconds I was invited at Knowmads for a second round of Non Violent Communication ‘shizzle’. Again I wanted to learn how to fully be available for the present moment, to fiercely show myself and to deeply connect to these students. I felt more...
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Interview with Johannes: “There is a reason why you came.”

When I asked Johannes about what he learned at Knowmads, and what he ended up doing. This was the story he told me: “Without Knowmads I would not have such a huge toolbox, so richly equipped with strategies and ways to deal with challenging situations,...
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I will tell you my story, how I ended up there and how it became my home, my family and my starting point for a new life full of possibilities!

Written by Marloes Lagaaij, Tribe 10, from her lovely blog Soul Studio  Knowmads Business School Amsterdam, sounds fancy pancy doesn’t it? Knowmads is something is hard to explain and can only really be understood when it’s felt with the...
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