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May 2020

Antiuniversity Festival + Mayday Fest 2020

May 1 - June 13

Antiuniversity Now is a collaborative experiment to reimagine the 1968 Antiuniversity of London in an ongoing programme of free and inclusive self-organised radical learning and mutual education events. Antiuniversity Now challenges academic and class hierarchy through an open invitation to teach and learn any subject, in any form, anywhere.

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June 2020


June 2 - June 4
Mohican Outdoor Center NJUnited States

Family-Friendly Self-Organized Learning Environment and Curated Unconference Tuesday June 2, 2020 - Thursday June 4, 2020 - 50 Camp Mohican Rd, Blairstown, NJ 07825 Call for family fun activities that kids or parents would like to lead, talks that are important and relevant to: Unschooling, SDE, homeschooling, deschooling/decolonizing, learning through play, learning by embodied multi-sensory experience (i.e., foraging, catching and examining invertebrates, cooking together), storytelling and our ancestral roots and wisdom, healing and caring for ourselves, each other and the earth.

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June 4 @ 7:00 pm - June 18 @ 9:00 pm

3 Online Discussions with Che-vanni Davids, Founder of Reimagined Learning Community 1. The Reimagined Learning Centre and Community journey to decolonizing and creating a safe space for free people 2. Realizing, activating and participating in community aligned with unschooling, decolonization & liberation. 3. Reflecting on the histories of communities in order to reimagine future and present ones. Weekly online discussion. • Discussion dates 4th June, 11th June, and 18th June 2020. • Additional resources will be provided for you to…

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June 24 - June 28
Jarlsgård Holiday Camp, Baunevej 11, 3720 Aakirkeby

UPDATE - ASK 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19 ASK is a small international festival for families and individuals who are already, or are planning to unschool, worldschool or homeschool, and individuals who are generally interested in self-directed learning. It is an all volunteer event, a space for meeting like-minded individuals, exchanging experiences and knowledge, laugh, dance and sing together. This year's gathering will be from Wednesday 24th of June - Sunday 28th of June in Jarlsgård, Bornholm, Denmark

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June 24 - June 28
Farm of Peace Warfordsburg,PAUnited States

Calling all leaders and visionaries committed to co-creating just, healthy and thriving education! It’s 2020 and it’s time for clearer and deeper vision than ever before. We invite you to a unique opportunity to co-learn, co-create and JAM with a diversity of educators from around the US and beyond, who are working in dynamic and (r)evolutionary ways to transform themselves, their relationships, and the field and state of education as we’ve known it. The 7th annual YES! Education Transformation Jam…

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AERO Conference 2020

June 25 - June 28
Crowne Plaza AiRE, 3 Appletree Square, Bloomington
Minneapolis,MNUnited States

***Update*** This event has transitioned to a VIRTUAL EVENT This will be the 17th annual conference hosted by AERO (Alternative Education Resource Organization) in the United States. This year's conference will be held JUNE 25 - 28, 2020 at the CROWNE PLAZA AIRE, Bloomington/Minneapolis, Minnesota. There will be KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS, MINI-TALKS, YOUTH LED SESSIONS, BREAKOUTS, WORKSHOPS, DOCUMENTARIES, NETWORKING.

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July 2020

Worldschooling & International Unschooling Family Retreat 2020

July 17 - July 26
Svobodum, Jindřichovice pod Smrkem 213, 463 65
Jindřichovice pod Smrkem,Czech Republic

***Update*** This event has been cancelled The event is intended for all worldschoolers - self-directed learners, radical or non-radical unschoolers, homeschoolers and more. Main language will be English. They are looking for pro-active people who like to participate, would like to offer their activities, knowledge, skills or experiences to share with other participants and looking for another similar open-minded respectful people. WHERE: Svobodum, Jindřichovice pod Smrkem, Czech Republic WHEN: From Friday 17th July until Sunday 26th July 2020 DURATION: 10…

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August 2020

EUDEC Conference 2020

August 2 - August 8
National Training Center of the Bulgarian Red Cross Sofia,Bulgaria

The 13th European Conference on Democratic Education will be held from the 2-8 August 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria Experience the traditional creative and inspiring EUDEC Conference's atmosphere as an annual meeting point for all the people from the community. Share experience from Bulgarian people in the fields of interesting teaching methodologies, child development, risky play, play therapy, restorative practices, nonviolent communication, school mediation and group facilitation. The unique Open Space format will facilitate the creation of an emergent program and…

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