Creativity: the ability to imagine something new. Pure creativity: the discovery and development of your root “idea” (Yoon 2015) Applied creativity: the application of your new idea to give it physical shape in the world. Progress Can you imagine any other such thing as our golden ticket to survival of society, and of the planet? […]

Education, Global, Students

December 14, 2017

What's It Like to Be Part of Creative Business Education?

Two month since we graduated ourselves from Knowmads. Yet, my Knowmadic journey hasn’t stopped yet; it probably just started. I am noticing I am still in the process, in a phase called the “post Knowmadic dip”. Before I explain what that means for me, I would like to provide an overview of the whole Knowmads […]

Alumni Stories, Education, Lifestyle, Students, Tribe 15, Tribes

December 12, 2017

Post-Knowmadic Insights by Kurt

Joana of Tribe 16 (Switzerland) is a talented artist and a deep thinker. During her time at Knowmads, she discovered that art can be used as a powerful gateway to connect to one’s self and then to others. Creativity sweeps aside small talk, offering a foundation for genuine connection from which nourishing discussions spring forth. […]

Self-Organization, Students, Tribe 16, Tribes

November 30, 2017

Open Atelier by Joana: Creativity and Connection Come Together

Knowmads is an alternative business school. More than that it’s an experience, one that’s different for each individual. For me, it brought out what was already present but needed to be believed in more. It gave me trust and confidence. A kick in the butt to go after what I want. And when I did, […]

Alumni Stories, Inspiration, Students, Tribe 15, Tribes

October 29, 2017

My Experience at Knowmads by Josephine Meijer

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

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

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?

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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