This is an interview with Colin MacLean which took place in the Curious Tea Rooms in Edinburgh over coffee to explore the various perspectives he holds around the theme of education. Here you can find out about and enjoy the seasoned comments of someone who has spent many years in the civil service and in educational roles. Read more
This is a conversation and interview with Colin Kirkwood who was one of the instrumental people who were involved in setting up the Adult Learning Project in Edinburgh over 30 years ago. Inspired by the work of Paulo Freire, it took an innovative stance of valuing local knowledge and building educational processes around the ideas and issues which the community felt were pertinent to their lives. This is an opportunity to hear Colin talk about how he, and others, proposed the project and brought it into a reality which has served the Edinburgh community for decades. Read more
This is an interview with Will Golding, an educator and other things in the Edinburgh area. Here we talk about his work, his views and experiences as a part of a community which learns through context, along with other modes of co-constructing knowledge. We sat outside Hula in the Grassmarket on a crisp winter day. Read more
On visiting Edinburgh for a lecture on his work, he agreed to give an interview with the Ragged University. We sat down in the grounds of Edinburgh Napier University in view of Craiglockart hill and talked. In the interview he talks about the surprising results and what he is doing to develop these self directed learning scenarios in the UK and other places. He discusses the findings more clearly and what his vision of the future of education and technology might hold.
Since the 1970s, Professor Mitra’s publications and work have stimulated training and development of hundreds of thousands of young Indians, helping to develop the capabilities of some of the poorest children in the world.
Ciaran Healy has dedicated his life to philosophy and feels passionately about it as a subject and as a way forward for humans to reach a better way of life. Here he talks about his journey of interest and how philosophy has come to be his life; he discusses the obstacles he has met and the challenges of his subject:
I really wish we had caught more from Francesco Bordo but the good news is we caught the last song You, Me, Seaguls and the Sea a beautiful chilled song you’ll love and like me wish we’d got more. Check it out You can, however, get more of his music on BandCamp Interview with Francesco Bordo […]
After his gig Daniel Scott spoke to Alex Dunedin Hear about his music and his experiences and thoughts on the music industry. Daniel is clearly a talented and insightful young man embarking on a musical journey. Watch it here We have more interviews and clips coming up so stay in touch everyone. I also am […]