Since some guy already did 19 Things I learned Before I was 19 and I feel I’ve had more than a lifetime of learning thrown my way during just nine months of being 19 itself (and especially during 6 months at Knowmads), I decided in his honor to do 19 Things Knowmads Taught Me at […]

Inspiration, Tribe 15, Tribes

October 19, 2017

19 Things Knowmads Taught Me at 19 by Emily Vierthaler

Amber Grothe is a sparkly and curious world traveler, artist of life and incredibly on fire about alternative education. She’s on a self-led learning journey through alternative education and currently having a look at while being part of the Knowmads family. You can follow her journey and thoughts in these weekly thoughts she’s having about learning at Knowmads. She’s […]

Fly on the wall

May 29, 2017

The curious fly on the wall #3: The Importance of Real Life Education

Knowmads Cape Town Week 1 Reflection by Kirsten Laurencia Arendse Introspection… The topic of the first week, which held an implication that I may be required to bare my soul to a group of strangers, left me somewhat daunted and simultaneously excited as I made my way to the CCDI for the first session of […]

Education, Global, Inspiration, Students

May 29, 2017

Knowmads Cape Town has started their journey

Amber Grothe is a sparkly and curious world traveler, artist of life and incredibly on fire about alternative education. She’s on a self-led learning journey through alternative education and currently having a look at while being part of the Knowmads family. You can follow her journey and thoughts in these weekly thoughts she’s having about learning at Knowmads. She’s […]

Education, Fly on the wall

May 3, 2017

The curious fly on the wall #2: Community learning  

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 – not just here, where a project […]

Education, Guest Blog, Inspiration

April 28, 2017

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

Amber Grothe is a sparkly and curious world traveler, artist of life and incredibly on fire about alternative education. She’s on a self-led learning journey through alternative education and currently having a look at while being part of the Knowmads family. You can follow her journey and thoughts in these weekly thoughts she’s having about learning at Knowmads. She’s […]

Fly on the wall

April 13, 2017

The curious fly on the wall #1: Why should we co-create education?

Knowmads opened its doors last week to nineteen students from the Irish Ballsbridge College. They began a two week work placement opportunity with five innovative startups, Lemonaid, Over the Moon, Thomas & Charles, Bord & Stift and Logic Locks. The purpose of this program is to expose the students to working life as well as […]

Education, Inspiration, Students

February 22, 2017

Ballsbridge College Dublin at Knowmads for 2 weeks

Sarah is a graduate of the Master in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability (MSLS) program, BTH-University, Karlskrona, Sweden. Last summer I facilitated a workshop with a large group of seventeen-year-old students in a small town just outside of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Like a lot of teenagers of this age, this group were exploring large questions concerning […]

Guest Blog

January 23, 2017

Guest Blog by Sarah Forrester-Wilson "A new way of learning"

[NB: This is our own translation of the Dutch article that was originally published on the website of the Financieel Dagblad – the Dutch Financial Times] In addition to the well-known MBA courses, alternative business schools are emerging for students who want to decide for themselves which direction their development will take. Inspired by the […]

Press, Tribes

January 12, 2017

Financieel Dagblad on Knowmads: "Learning with Head, Heart and Hands"

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 doing now and the value of her time at Knowmads. […]

Alumni Stories, Education, Global, Inspiration, Students, Tribes

October 30, 2016

OYA: How is it going with Carola von Szemerey of Tribe 6?

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