Originally published on PeopleRise. A new tribe of Knowmads – the 18th – has been formed this September. The Amsterdam- based alternative business school opened its doors once again to host the new aspiring changemakers who will participate in the 6-month long developmental program. The school’s founder Pieter Spinder explains: “We have created a safe place where people can be themselves […]

Geen categorie

September 19, 2018

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO UNLEARN IN ORDER TO LEARN TO BE YOURSELF? – Founder Pieter Spinder

Develop a love of learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo Learning is like eating a delectable box of chocolates with two flavors: One is enjoyment of the actual process of taking in new information. The other is a growing toolbox of skills to aid in the pursuit […]

Education, Geen categorie, Self-Organization, Students

August 14, 2018

On Designing Your Own Education

Recently we asked our alumni to give us their unfiltered thoughts in an anonymous survey. It allows us to both improve the program and to shed light on what they thought of their journey. Here is what they told us: How Knowmads is used Knowmads is used as a time-out from a busy life, a […]

Alumni Stories, Education, Geen categorie, Lifestyle, Students, Tribes

May 8, 2018

What Alumni Really Think

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 until he could believe the earth was round—and was willing to bet his life […]

Education, Geen categorie, Inspiration, Students, Tribes

July 10, 2016

Why we want to change the educational system

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